Thu. Sep 29th, 2022

There was a 2.8 Magnitude earthquake this morning at 9:45 centered at Newport Beach, near Galaxy Drive between the Upper Newport Bay and Newport Bay, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Here are the distances of the earthquake from several cities in Orange County:

  • 4km (2mi) ENE of Newport Beach, California
  • 4km (2mi) SSE of Costa Mesa, California
  • 6km (4mi) WNW of San Joaquin Hills, California
  • 11km (7mi) SSE of Fountain Valley, California
  • 11km (7mi) SW of Irvine, California

Dec. 23 Newport Beach Earthquake

Wednesday’s small earthquake comes three days after a pair of similar earthquakes struck near Newport Beach Sunday, according to the O.C. Register.

There have been 8 earthquakes in Reno, NV today ranging up to 4.4 M. Click here for more info about today’s earthquakes.

Click here to learn how to prepare for earthquakes, courtesy of the American Red Cross.

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Art Pedroza started Orange County's first political blog, the Orange Juice, back in 2003. He now publishes the top civic blog in Orange County - New Santa Ana, plus other blogs including New Anaheim, New Fullerton and the Irvine News Blog, as well as the OC Politics Blog.

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