4.6 magnitude earthquake rocks southern California

21 days ago

Malibu news, California news.

Millions across Southern California were left shaken by a 4.6 magnitude tremor that struck the celebrity hotspot of Malibu and the surrounding area Friday afternoon.

The quake’s epicenter was located 6 miles northwest of Malibu in the Santa Monica Mountains about 35 miles west of Los Angeles.

The U.S. Geological Survey announced that the earthquake hit at 1:45 p.m. local time and was followed by at least three aftershocks including a magnitude 3.0 tremor.

Resident and celebs took to social media to share their experience with the earthquake. Comedian Kathy Griffin said she was on the beach when the quake hit.

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  • “You guys aren’t gonna believe where I was during that earthquake. On the stairs walking up from the beach in Malibu!”

    “I swear I was like, ‘Well this makes sense.’ I think it’s time I stop surviving things.”

    Real Housewives of Beverly Hills actress Brandi Gladville shared that her TV fell over from the impact.

    “Huge earthquake, my tv fell house still shaking,” she posted.”

    Paris Hilton was left in disbelief at what she just felt, asking her California fans, “Hey LA, Did I just feel a crazy earthquake?”