4.4-magnitude earthquake, 2.7 aftershock rattle Southern California
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (KABC) -- A 4.4-manitude earthquake, followed by a 2.7-magnitude aftershock less than a minute later, struck about 2 miles out of Yorba Linda late Tuesday night.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the initial temblor struck at 11:23 p.m. at a depth of 5.1 miles. Smaller aftershocks trailed, including some magnitudes 1.4 and 1.2.
The quick jolts were felt through the region, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage.
All Los Angeles Fire Department resources went into emergency earthquake mode, which included checking school buildings, power lines and bridges to ensure public safety.
earthquake, earthquake center
- Delivery man fatally shot in South Los Angeles
- Westlake High coach accused of sex with teen
- Yucaipa High teacher accused of sex with teen
- 2 boys molested at different South Bay parks
- Woman assaulted near Pizza Hut in Lancaster
- 15-yr-old arrested after assaulting IE senior
- Del Taco customers charged thousands for meal
- Man's body found in vehicle in San Bernardino
- Earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea
- abcnews: Eclectic early summer festivals
- SKorean sunken ferry captain, 2 crew arrested
- 13th body pulled following Everest avalanche
- Rooney to be buried at Hollywood Forever
- OTRC: Miley Cyrus postpones whole tour