Earthquake has struck in Southern California, LA and Orange Country

A small earthquake has struck in Southern California, rattling Los Angeles and Orange County. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.5 quake hit at 2:56 a.m. Thursday. It was 7.2 miles deep and centered 4 miles east of Newport Beach and 38 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

The USGS website shows hundreds of people in the area reported feeling very light shaking. Orange County authorities say there are no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

Eathquake hit in US

Earthquake has struck in Southern California, LA and Orange Country

 

Earthquake Details Magnitude 3.5; San Francisco Bay Area, California 2011 Sep 26 03:08:09 UTC

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 3.5
Date-Time
  • Monday, September 26, 2011 at 03:08:09 UTC
  • Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 08:08:09 PM at epicenter
Location 37.755°N, 122.140°W
Depth 9 km (5.6 miles)
Region SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIFORNIA
Distances
  • 5 km (3 miles) NNE (13°) from San Leandro, CA
  • 8 km (5 miles) NW (317°) from Castro Valley, CA
  • 9 km (6 miles) ESE (120°) from Oakland, CA
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.2 km (0.1 miles); depth +/- 0.4 km (0.2 miles)
Parameters Nph= 86, Dmin=4 km, Rmss=0.12 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=4
Source
  • California Integrated Seismic Net:
  • USGS Caltech CGS UCB UCSD UNR
Event ID nc71653461
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