Magnitude 4.3 earthquake detected off Southern California coast

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – An earthquake that struck early Wednesday morning in the Pacific Ocean just south of San Clemente Island was felt in parts of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego counties.

The magnitude 4.3 temblor struck at 3:47 Wednesday morning at a depth of 4.3 miles its epicenter about 38 miles south-southwest of Avalon, according to USGS.

Reports on the US Geological Survey “Did You Feel It?” map showed light shaking could be felt along the coast from Santa Monica to San Clemente and as far inland as Hemet and Fontana.

Light shaking was also reported in San Diego County from Escondido to Chula Vista.

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