Was there an earthquake today? Minor 3.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Huntington Beach


On Friday night, an earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale occurred in the vicinity of Huntington Beach. The seismic event originated approximately 1.86 miles southeast of this Orange County city around 9:52 p.m., as per the data provided by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake’s depth was estimated to be around 7.77 miles.

Despite the occurrence of the earthquake, the local fire department did not implement any specific earthquake-related protocols or procedures.

Residents across multiple cities in Orange County, such as Anaheim, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, and Garden Grove, took to social media to share their experiences of sensing tremors or shaking.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), a seismic event measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale shook several areas of Southern California on Friday. The earthquake occurred at approximately 9:52 p.m. in Huntington Beach and was situated about 3 kilometers southeast of the city.