Did You Feel the 4.1 Earthquake?

Another temblor shakes Orange County Wednesday. Did you feel it?

A 4.1 earthquake hit the southland Wednesday, striking about 3 miles northeast of Yorba Linda, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Orange County residents reported feeling the quake, which hit about 1:31 p.m., from Seal Beach to San Clemente.

According to the Orange County Fire Authority, the agency fielded "no damage reports as a result of the 4.1 mag earthquake in Yorba Linda" and are carrying on "normal operations."

Eleven minutes after Wednesday's rumble, a smaller quake struck Brawley, the site of a recent swarm of quakes.

That quake registered as a 2.6 on the Richter Scale.

The rumbles are the latest in a series of earthquakes that have recently hit Southern California.

On Aug. 26, a in Imperial County.

To see the USGS data for that quake, click here.

Earlier this month, two earthquakes jolted O.C.— and a .

Wednesday's Orange County quake is "less likely related to that [the Brawley swarm] and more likely an aftershock from the two that struck Yorba Linda earlier, on August 7 and 8," said a spokesman for the California Institute of Technology.

Reporter Sarah de Crescenzo contributed to this story.

Watts August 29, 2012 at 10:37 PM
Felt fairly strong in Long Beach.
chris roy August 29, 2012 at 10:46 PM
Driving on the 22 near the 55 east and felt nothing.
bchnblk August 30, 2012 at 03:25 PM
The big question. IS EVERYONE PREPARED JUST IN CASE? They might not stay in the 4.0 range.
Linda Logan August 30, 2012 at 03:32 PM
Yes I felt it here in Newport Beach but my daughter told me it was just the people upstairs.
CalLadyQED August 31, 2012 at 05:59 AM
I was in Aliso Viejo. Didn't feel a thing.


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