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Earthquake felt across Orange County

September 15, 2011

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake hit the Newport Beach area early Thursday morning.

The temblor occurred at 2:56 a.m. in the San Joaquin Hills area about two miles from Newport Beach and four miles from Irvine.

It was felt over a large swath of Orange County, mostly notably Irvine and the South County region, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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There were no reports of damage.

—From LATimes.com

Twitter: @LATimes

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