5.8 Earthquake Hits
By Anthony Leone
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 5.8 earthquake hit
There have been no reports of any damage at this time and the Associated Press has reported no injuries or deaths as of yet.Because the USGS considers a magnitude 5.8 quake to be moderate, it usually causes minimal damage, according to CNN.
The “epicenter was about 2 miles southwest of Chino Hills and about 5 miles southeast of Diamond Bar,” CNN reported USGS as stating. It struck at 11:42 a.m., PST.
It was felt in
The last major earthquake to hit Los Angeles was in 1994, when a 6.7 quake killed 72 people and caused $12.5 billion worth of damage.
(Editor’s note: This is not an editorial or column but a news story based off media reports.)