Earthquake: 2.5 quake strikes near Huntington Beach

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A shallow magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported Sunday evening three miles from Huntington Beach, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:44 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 8.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Seal Beach, six miles from Westminster and six miles from Fountain Valley.

In the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or 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.