3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Newport Beach, CA

Newport Beach Earthquake
Newport Beach, CA quake details from USGS

Newport Beach homeowners are rattled after two earthquakes hit the area yesterday.​​

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 3.6 earthquake in Newport Beach, California on Thursday. ​ The earthquake happened at 4:52 p.m., about 1 mile northeast of Newport Beach, at a depth of 7 miles. ​An aftershock of magnitude-3.4 earthquake occurred at 5:04 p.m., nearly 2 miles northeast of Newport Beach. ​

Residents of Long Beach, East Los Angeles, Garden Grove, and Westminster reported feeling the earthquake. ​​

In addition, a 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the Northern California coast: ​​

According to the USGS, a magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred on Friday morning off the Northern California coast in the Bayview area. ​The earthquake struck at 9:26 a.m. and was centered in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 41 miles west of Eureka. ​

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