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Earthquake: 2.5 quake strikes near Yorba Linda

August 03, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • Map shows the location of the epicenter of Saturday morning's magnitude 2.5 earthquake near Yorba Linda.
Map shows the location of the epicenter of Saturday morning's magnitude… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported Saturday morning about a mile east-northeast of Yorba Linda in Orange County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:18 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Placentia, six miles from Brea and six miles from Chino Hills.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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