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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