A magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported at 2 a.m. Wednesday about 10 miles off the coast of Malibu, in keeping with an preliminary report by the U.S. Geological Survey. It was adopted by aftershocks of magnitude 3.5 simply three minutes later, magnitude 2.8 about 2:22 a.m. and magnitude 2.6 at 2:38 a.m.
Residents throughout Los Angeles reported on social media that they felt the flurry of temblors.
“Wow. That was massive,” actor Josh Gad tweeted.
Different residents reported being jolted awake.
A mean of 25 earthquakes with magnitudes between 4.0 and 5.0 happen per yr in California and Nevada, in keeping with a current three-year information pattern.
The primary earthquake occurred at a depth of about 9 miles. Did you are feeling this earthquake? Think about reporting what you felt to the USGS.
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