More than 100 aftershocks — including a 4.1 tremor — were reported following a 5.1 earthquake that hit the Los Angeles area Friday night – causing rockslides, water main breaks and thousands of power outages that persisted into Saturday.
The main temblor, initially measured at 5.3 magnitude then raised to 5.4 before being revised downward, hit at 9:09 p.m. (12:09 a.m. ET), the U.S. Geological Survey reported. It was centered between the cities of La Habra and Brea in Orange County, about 20 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.
The police in Brea reported that a rockslide closed a canyon road. The slide forced a car to overturn and one person suffered minor injuries, police told NBC Los Angeles.