Earthquake: 3.0 aftershock jolts wide area

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A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 0 miles from La Habra, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:30 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles.

[Updated 11:49 p.m. PDT April 1: According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was felt over a wide area, including much of Northern Orange County, the San Gabriel Valley and Eastside of L.A.

There were no reports of damage.]


There have been hundreds of aftershocks from Friday’s 5.1 La Habra quake, largest being a 4.1 magnitude temblor that hit Rowland Heights Saturday afternoon. The Friday quake caused minor damage.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was one mile from Brea, three miles from Fullerton and three miles from La Mirada.

In the last 10 days, there have been nine 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.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.