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Updated January 6th, 2024 at 14:52 IST

BREAKING LIVE | Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 rocks Southern California's Lytle Creek

A magnitude-4.2 earthquake jolted 1 km WNW of Lytle Creek in Southern California on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported

Reported by: Srinwanti Das
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California: A magnitude-4.2 earthquake jolted 1 km WNW of Lytle Creek in Southern California on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported. The tremors were felt at 18:55:54, while the depth of the earthquake was registered at 8.8 km.

According to the USGS, the epicentre of the earthquake was found to be at Latitude: 34.265°N and Longitude: 117.510°W, respectively. "Notable quake, preliminary info: M 4.2 - 1 km WNW of Lytle Creek, CA," USGS Earthquakes posted on X.

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It is further said that there is a one-in-20 per cent chance of a larger earthquake within the next few days. Earlier, the USGS Earthquakes posted, "M4.1 earthquake this morning near Lytle Creek, near where the San Jacinto fault intersects with the San Andreas fault. As always, about a 1-in-20 chance of a larger earthquake within the next few days."

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Published January 6th, 2024 at 06:48 IST

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