LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Southern California earthquake today 2013 has struck Orange County. The Southern California earthquake today September 13, 2013 began moments ago near Corona, Tustin and Irvine. No damage has yet to be reported by local news.
Officials tells news that a 2.7 magnitude Southern California earthquake struck just after 12:21 pm PST, roughly eight minutes ago. The quake had no depth. USGS indicates to news that the quake started only two miles below ground level. As a result the quake could be felt across the immediate vicinity.
The quake hit in a densely populated region, officials tell news. USGS indicates to news that the quake started seven miles from Corona. The quake was seven miles north of Foothill Ranch, nine miles southwest of Home Gardens. The quake was nine miles east of North Tustin as well. Mapping reveals that the quake was southeast of Torrance, southeast of Los Angeles, and southwest of Moreno Valley.
In August a similar magnitude quake struck Southern California. A 2.5 magnitude Los Angeles earthquake began on August 3. The quake was four miles east of Placentia and six miles east of Brea. The quake also began seven miles southwest of Chino Hills.