California earthquake: 5.3 magnitude quake strikes off coast amid BIG ONE fears

10C99719-81AE-43DA-A693-4238F2EB1412.jpegThe quake struck 48 miles south-west of the Channel Islands Beach at 12:30pm local time (8:30pm UK time), according to disaster officials. The US Geographical Survey (USGS) said the epicentre was about 85 miles west of Los Angeles and 40 miles south of Santa Barbara. Shocked residents across southern California took to social media to report feeling the earthquake’s aftershocks. Misty Orman tweeted: “Just had to grab hold of the wall from an earthquake here in Santa Barbara. Anyone else feel that?”…..More

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