Small Earthquake Rattles Huntington Beach

HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBS) — A 2.7-magnitude earthquake was recorded Thursday near Huntington Beach.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 4:13 a.m. temblor struck almost 11 miles beneath the surface.

The earthquake apparently happened along the active Newport-Inglewood fault. There were no reports of injury or damage, according to the Huntington Beach Police Department.

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  1. duh says:

    2.7 is news in So Cal? Thank God there were no reports of injury or damage… and I’m sure they’re monitoring the situation closely…

  2. well duh says:

    duh, do you feel like a Champ for commenting 1st on every story?

  3. OLD ENOUGH TO KNOW BETTER says:

    HA! LOL SAME AS ONE IN LONG BEACH LAST FALL EH WE ALL KNOW THEY ARE TESTING UNDER WATER FOR DRILLING WARFARE, ETC. UGH! JUST HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF.. WAKE UP FOLKS!

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