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Small tremor of magnitude 2.6 just reported 3 miles southeast of Yorba Linda, California, United States

Wed, 23 Nov 2022, 22:28
22:28 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
2.6 quake 23 Nov 2:16 pm (GMT -8)
2.6 quake 23 Nov 2:16 pm (GMT -8)
The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 2.6 quake in the United States near Yorba Linda, Orange County, California, only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022, at 2:16 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 2.1 miles. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS), which listed it as a magnitude 2.6 earthquake as well. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 2.6.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Yorba Linda (pop. 68,000) located 3 miles from the epicenter, Placentia (pop. 52,500) 6 miles away, Chino Hills (pop. 78,300) 8 miles away, Orange (pop. 141,000) 8 miles away, Anaheim (pop. 350,700) 9 miles away, Fullerton (pop. 140,800) 10 miles away, and Tustin (pop. 80,600) 10 miles away. In Chino (pop. 85,600, 10 miles away), Santa Ana (pop. 335,400, 11 miles away), and Corona (pop. 164,200, 11 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Date & time: Nov 23, 2022 2:16 pm (GMT -8) local time (23 Nov 2022 22:16 GMT)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 3.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.88°N / 117.76°W (Orange County, California, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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