The Latest: Offshore quakes felt in Southern California
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes off the coast of Southern California (all times local):
A second magnitude 4.3 earthquake has struck off the Southern California coast.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the latest quake Wednesday occurred at 7:32 a.m. off the south end of San Clemente Island.
The first quake was centered in the same area at 3:47 a.m.
The USGS “Did You Feel It” website shows that both quakes were felt on the mainland.
San Clemente is the southernmost of the Channel Islands and is owned by the Navy. Seismic activity is not unusual in the area.
A bump in the night felt along the Southern California coast was a magnitude 4.3 offshore earthquake.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor struck at 3:47 a.m. Wednesday and was centered 67 miles (108 kilometers) southwest of Huntington Beach, off the southwestern end of San Clemente Island.
The USGS “Did You Feel It” website received citizen reports from San Diego to the Los Angeles region.
San Clemente is the southernmost of the Channel Islands and is owned by the Navy.