Earthquake today: Southern California hit by magnitude-4.2 quake near Lytle Creek

A magnitude-4.2 earthquake struck 1 km WNW of Lytle Creek in Southern California on January 6,as reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

The seismic activity occurred at 18:55:54 with a recorded depth of 8.8 km.

The USGS provided the coordinates of the earthquake's epicenter at Latitude: 34.265°N and Longitude: 117.510°W.

USGS Earthquakes posted on X described the event as a "Notable quake, preliminary info: M 4.2 - 1 km WNW of Lytle Creek, CA."

The tremors were felt at 18:55:54, and the depth of the earthquake was registered at 8.8 km.