Did You Feel Tonight's Earthquake?

The magnitude 4.1 quake was centered in Orange County but felt in Long Beach.

Update from City News Service as of 10:30 p.m.

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake struck two miles north of Yorba Linda tonight, but there were no immediate reports of damage, even inside that city's police department.

The earthquake at 8:17 p.m. was felt as far away as Long Beach and the Inland Empire, according to KCAL9. A spokesman at Caltech said the earthquake did not appear to be out of the normal range.

Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Marc Stone said that he heard of no damage or problems, but pointed out that the temblor was ``a reminder to be prepared for a large earthquake where you might be on your own for 72 hours.''

``You should always have a plan where you might be on your own, with no power, for as long as 72 hours,'' he said. In this case, he said fire engines were being moved out of the stations in case there should be more problems, and fire trucks would be out on the streets tonight ``being the eyes and ears'' of the department. In a serious earthquake, they would be checking on serious problems, and reporting back. ``Sometimes it takes a small earthquake to remind us that we live in earthquake country,'' Stone said.

Earlier story:

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake struck Wednesday night about two miles north of Yorba Linda at 8:17 p.m. The epicenter has subsequently also been reported by the U.S. Geological Society as Greater Los Angeles, approximately 8 miles northeast of Anaheim, according to the U.S. Geological Society.

No injuries or damage have been reported at press time.

It was felt as far away as Long Beach and the Inland Empire, according to KCAL9.

We will update as new details merit.

We did not feel it, but did you? Tell us in comments.

Vicki O'Toole June 14, 2012 at 04:39 AM
Yes, we felt it on the peninsula. vot
Nancy Wride June 14, 2012 at 05:33 AM
Wow 4 minutes before the official quake. I always think i feel one, then learn its a tractor trailer going by. But I still look at the clock JUST in case it was one....:D
Linda Melikian June 14, 2012 at 02:35 PM
Yep, it was the real thing. Always rock and roll here at Marina Pacifica on the water during a quake! Linda
Dennis June 14, 2012 at 02:43 PM
did not feel it at all Norwalk & 195th. My wife who was on the phone did not feel it and the other party in Los Altos did!
geegee May 12, 2013 at 06:13 AM
Still shaking in south central la we are still feeling little tremers


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