La Habra, CA is Shaken by a 5.1 Earthquake Tonight

Seven counties in the Southern California region have been affected by the 5.1 earthquake or the several aftershocks that followed.

By :  Jorge Belon, News Editor

 

 

La Habra, CA was hit by 15 to 30 seconds 5.1 magnitude earthquake at 9:09 p.m. on March 28, and there have been several reports of minimal damage due to the quake throughout the Southern California area, but no serious damage or injuries has been reported yet.

Fullerton, CA had a few water pipes explode and cause floods at residential areas; however it has not yet been determined whether the cracks came from the quake. Numerous blackouts have also been reported at Fullerton, according to KCAL 9.

Disney Land shut down their rides and told their guests to leave the magical kingdom after the 5.1 quake hit.

The Dodgers home game was also affected for a brief moment; but the game would continue and the Dodgers would win on this shaky night in So Cal.

La Habra felt the first earthquake at 8:03 p.m. it was a 3.6 magnitude and than an hour later the 5.1 quake hit, and caused a disturbance in the night.

The quake was felt in seven Southern California Counties: San Bernardino, San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura County, Kern, and Riverside.

There have been at least 30 aftershocks reported after the 5.1 earthquake, the last one ended at approximately 10:30 p.m., according to www.usgs.gov.

There will be more information available on tonight’s rocky night in So-Cal.

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