4.1 earthquake strikes near Corona, slightly shakes Southern California

Map showing 4.1 quake near Corona

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported at 1:49 p.m. Wednesday two miles from Corona, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred three miles from Anaheim, three miles from Chino Hills, four miles from Yorba Linda and five miles from Orange.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.


An average of 25 earthquakes with magnitudes between 4.0 and 5.0 occur each year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.9 miles.

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