February 22, 2024
USGS map exhibits the placement of the earthquake and main aftershocks.

A robust earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 and centered close to Malibu gave a jarring shake to a lot of the Southern California on Friday, however there have been no preliminary experiences of harm or accidents.

In line with the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake struck at 1:47 p.m. about 8 miles west of Malibu, close to Pacific Freeway on the Ventura County line. It was adopted in minutes by two massive aftershocks.

The Los Angeles County hearth and sheriff’s departments mentioned there have been no rapid experiences of accidents or property injury.

In line with the USGS “Did You Really feel It?” map on-line, folks as far north as Bakersfield and as far south as Chula Vista reported feeling the shaking. Some residents reported that it was felt for between 5 and eight seconds.

Earthquake skilled Lucy Jones mentioned the quake was not because of the latest torrential rains that soaked the world, noting that it occurred at a depth of greater than 8 miles. She additionally mentioned it was not associated to a 5.7-magnitude quake that occurred earlier within the day in Hawaii.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.