USGS: Small Quakes Jolt Southern California Suburbs

August 17, 2016

A small earthquake rattled a populated swath of Southern California but there were no reports of damage or injury.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.0 quake hit at 12:17 a.m. Tuesday about a mile from Yorba Linda in suburban Orange County.

The USGS says the quake struck at a depth of just under 2 miles.

earthquakeA sheriff’s dispatcher says there were no calls reporting damage or injury.

The epicenter was about four miles east of Fullerton and 30 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

Topics California

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