Yes, That was a 5.3 Earthquake You Just Felt

Did you feel it?

At 12:30 this afternoon, an earthquake which immediately registered as a 5.3 sent its waves through Newport Beach.  The quake was centered at 33.844°N   119.716°W near Santa Cruz in the Channel Islands.

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For more information about how to be prepared, check out our award-winning Civilian Emergency Response Team, CERT.

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About Mike Glenn

Mike is the founder and publisher of Save Newport and Chair of Government Relations for the Elks Lodge. He writes, shoots photos, and edits, but much of the time, he's just "the IT guy". He can be reached at: Google+, Facebook, or via email, at