A M5.1 earthquake occurred at 9:09PM, March 28th, 2014 located 1 mile easy of La Habra, CA, or 4 miles north of Fullerton, CA. The event was felt widely throughout Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. It was preceded by two foreshocks, the larger of M3.6 at 8:03pm.
THIS IS THE SECOND SIGNIFICANT EARTHQUAKE EVENT THIS MONTH. IT IS JUST A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE A MORE SIZABLE EVENT WILL OCCUR. PLEASE USE THIS WEEKEND AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A PLANS & GET PREPARED.
- For more information on this event visit the USGS and the SHAKEMAP pages for details.
- Earthquake preparedness information and resources are provided on the TRN DAPP #911 Portal. http://dapp.trn.tv.
- Download helpful emergency apps from the American Red Cross HERE (Android) including the Earthquake App on ANDROID and IPHONE.
THE AMERICAN RED CROSS EARTHQUAKE APP DESCRIPTION:
- Be ready for an earthquake with Earthquake by American Red Cross. Get notified when an earthquake occurs, prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe even if the power is out – a must have for anyone who lives in an earthquake-prone area or has loved ones who do.
•Step-by-step instructions let you know what to do even before/during/after an earthquake, even if no data connectivity.
•Get notified when an earthquake occurs; see the intensity impact to your area or those of loved-ones with notifications generated by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
•Let family and friends know you are okay with the customizable “I’m Safe” alert for Facebook, Twitter, email and text.
•Find open Red Cross shelters in your area when you need help.
•Stay safe when the lights are out with the Toolkit, including a strobe light, flashlight and audible alert functions.
•Prepare for the worst by learning how to assemble an emergency kit for your family in the event of power outage or evacuation.
•Empower your family to stay safe and remain calm in an emergency by learning how to make and practice an emergency plan.
•Earn badges that you can share with your friends and show off your hurricane knowledge with interactive quizzes.
•See an illustrated history of earthquakes in your area.
•Know how to what to do about food and drinking water when your area has been impacted by floods and power outages.