Event status: disregarded [?]

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 4.9 mi west of Mission Viejo, Orange County, California, USA, Nov 25, 2021 5:38 pm (GMT -8) -

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 4.9 mi west of Mission Viejo, Orange County, California, USA, Nov 25, 2021 5:38 pm (GMT -8)
26 Nov 01:40 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 2 minutes.
Date & time: Nov 26, 2021 01:38:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 5:38 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 3?
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.59337°N / 117.75675°W (Orange County, California, United States)
Antipode: 33.593°S / 62.243°E
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) WSW of Laguna Woods (Orange County) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) NW of Aliso Viejo (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Laguna Hills (Orange County) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) W of Mission Viejo (pop: 97,200) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) SW of Lake Forest (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) NNW of Laguna Niguel (pop: 65,800) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SE of Irvine (pop: 256,900) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Costa Mesa (pop: 113,200) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Anaheim (pop: 350,700) --> See nearby quakes!
648 km (403 mi) SSE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 20°C (68 F), humidity: 11%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SE
Primary data source: VolcanoDiscovery
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Laguna Beach (0 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Laying on bed when shaking  
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