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Earthquakes: 2.7 and 2.9 quakes strike near Brea

Disasters and AccidentsU.S. Geological Survey

Two shallow earthquakes were reported Friday evening one mile from Brea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey: A magnitude 2.7 earthquake at a depth of 0.6 miles occurred at 9:45 p.m., and a magnitude 2.9 temblor at a depth of 3.1 miles followed at at 9:47 p.m.

According to the USGS, the epicenters were one mile from La Habra, two miles from Rowland Heights and four miles from Fullerton.

In the last 10 days, there have been four earthquakes magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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