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United States of America (the): Earthquake: 2004/09/28 Country Information on DRR

Period 2004/09/28
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 struck Tuesday along the San Andreas fault in a place known as California's earthquake capital.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles 2004/09/29
A moderately strong earthquake struck along the San Andreas Fault in Central California this morning, rattling the town of Paso Robles and nearby communities still recovering from a deadly earthquake last year.

VOA 2004/09/28
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 5.9 on the Richter scale and was followed by a series of smaller aftershocks.