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Earthquakes: 2.7 and 2.9 quakes strike near Brea

Earthquakes: 2.7 and 2.9 quakes strike near Brea
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Friday evening's quake near Brea, California. (Bing Maps)

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.

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

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