Earthquake: 2.5 quake strikes near Brea

Earthquake: 2.5 quake strikes near Brea, California
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Saturday evening’s quake near Brea, California.
(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported Saturday evening one mile from Brea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:23 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was two miles from La Habra, two miles from Rowland Heights, and four miles from Fullerton.

In the past 10 days, there have been seven earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.


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