Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014

La Habra earthquake 2014: Aftershocks rattle Southern California

M 5.1 moderate earthquake shakes La Habra, California, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located just 1 km S of La Habra and 33 km ESE of Los Angeles. It was 4.6 miles deep.

Tremors were felt widely throughout Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. La Habra earthquake was followed by two foreshocks, a M 3.6 at 8:03 pm and a M2.1 at 8:16 pm.

Around 100 aftershocks have been recorded since an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 struck near La Habra on Friday night.

The La Habra Police Department has received multiple reports of broken windows throughout the community.

According to Southern California Edison, 34 customers remain without power in the La Habra Heights area and 792 customers remain without power in Buena Park.

Red Cross immediately opened shelter in La Habra Community Center for those impacted.

According to the USGS, the demonstration earthquake early warning system provided 4 second warning in Pasadena.

Below is a photo of overturned car after hitting a rock slide caused by an earthquake on a highway in the Carbon Canyon area of Brea, California (AP Photo/Kevin Warn).


04:09 UTC (local time 2014-03-28 21:09 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
1 km (1mi) S of La Habra, California
4 km (2mi) W of Brea, California
5 km (3mi) NNW of Fullerton, California|
6 km (4mi) E of La Mirada, California
546 km (339mi) W of Phoenix, Arizona

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 30, 2014

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