Mild Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles Area
A map shows where shaking occurred in the greater Los Angeles area.
A mild earthquake struck Los Angeles today. The preliminary magnitude was 4.5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Details from the USGS:
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 at 16:33:22 UTC
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 at 09:33:22 AM at epicenter
Location: 33.898°N, 117.792°W
Depth: 8 km (5.0 miles)
Distances from epicenter:
1 km (1 miles) NNW (348°) from Yorba Linda, CA
6 km (4 miles) ENE (73°) from Placentia, CA
9 km (6 miles) ESE (107°) from Brea, CA
11 km (7 miles) NE (53°) from Anaheim, CA
45 km (28 miles) ESE (112°) from Los Angeles Civic Center, CA
This page will be updated if the event proves significant.
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