Small offshore earthquake shakes Catalina, San Clemente Islands

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (AP)—A bump in the night felt along the Southern California coast was a magnitude 4.3 offshore earthquake.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor struck at 3:47 a.m. June 5 and was centered 67 miles (108 kilometers) southwest of Huntington Beach, off the southwestern end of San Clemente Island.

The USGS “Did You Feel It” website received citizen reports from San Diego to the Los Angeles region.

San Clemente is the southernmost of the Channel Islands and is owned by the Navy.


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