Earthquake: 2.7 earthquake hits Carson | MCUTimes

Earthquake: 2.7 earthquake hits Carson

A 2.7 magnitude earthquake was reported Thursday at. 19:58 in Carson according to the US Geological Survey.

The quake occurred less than a mile from West Carson, a mile from Los Angeles, two miles from Torrance and two miles from Long Beach.

In the last 10 days, there have been four earthquakes with a magnitude of 3.0 or larger centered nearby.

An average of 59 earthquakes with magnitudes between 2.0 and 3.0 occur each year in the Greater Los Angeles area, according to a recent three-year data test.

The quake occurred at a depth of 2.9 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider report what you felt to the USGS.

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