Early Morning 3.6 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Yorba Linda

An earthquake struck near Yorba Linda on April 3, 2019. (Credit: USGS)

An earthquake struck near Yorba Linda on April 3, 2019. (Credit: USGS)

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake rattled residents in Orange County early Wednesday morning.

The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 3.5 but was later increased by the U.S. Geological Survey.

It struck 5 miles east-southeast of Yorba Linda at 5:06 a.m., according to the U.S.G.S. event page.

Several small aftershocks were recorded following the initial quake.

The temblor was centered in a residential neighborhood near the 91 Freeway.

Residents as far away as Chino and San Juan Capistrano may have felt light shaking, according to the USGS.

There were no reports of injury or damage resulting from the quake.

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