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3.9 earthquake felt across Orange County

April 23, 2012 | 10:50 am

A 3.9 earthquake was reported Monday morning, one mile from San Juan Capistrano, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was several miles north of the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant, but no damage was reported.

The temblor occurred at 10:37 a.m. Pacific Time.

The depth was recorded at 1.9 miles.

The quake was felt across Orange County and parts of Southeast Los Angeles County, including Long Beach.


SoCal quake felt 'like Mike Tyson punched our building'

— Ken Schwencke

Distance from other locations

  • 2 miles from Dana Point
  • 3 miles from Laguna Niguel
  • 14 miles from Irvine