Light quake gives Southern California an early morning jolt

Jan 24, 2023, 5:15 PM | Updated: Jan 25, 2023, 3:30 pm

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A light earthquake centered offshore gave Southern California an early morning wake-up call Wednesday, but there were no reports of damage.

The 4.2-magnitude quake struck at 2:03 a.m. and was centered beneath the ocean 10.6 miles (17 kilometers) south of Malibu, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The USGS citizen reporting website showed it was felt widely in the region.

The quake, however, was too small to trigger alerts to cellphones from the ShakeAlert system, the USGS said.

There was no tsunami threat, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center.

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