3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Orange County

Friday night, a tremor of magnitude 3.4 struck the Orange County region. The United States Geological Survey officially documented the seismic event at approximately 9:52 p.m.

The earthquake’s epicenter was situated in a densely populated area of Huntington Beach, approximately 1.8 miles to the southeast.

The depth at which the quake was detected was approximately 7.7 miles, as reported by the USGS.No immediate reports of injuries or structural damage were received.

Each year, hundreds of earthquakes are documented in California. While the majority are exceedingly insignificant, dozens exceed a magnitude of 3.0. According to the California Department of Conservation, Fort Tejon was impacted by the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the Golden State on January 9, 1857, which had a magnitude of 7.9.

This page contains the interactive map utilized by KTLA to monitor the most recent earthquakes in Southern California.

Individuals who have encountered seismic activity in their vicinity have the ability to submit an online USGS Felt Report.

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