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30 Oct 2020 8:41
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    Southern California has had a quake measuring 4.6 in magnitude

    Southern California has had a quake measuring 4.6 in magnitude



    The earthquake hit around 11.40 Friday night local time, about 3 kilometres outside of South El Monte, near Los Angeles, and was about 18km deep.

    There've been no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

    This earthquake was close to the epicentre of the Whittier Narrows earthquake in 1987, which was a magnitude 5.9 and killed 8 people.

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