Magnitude 4.3 earthquake shakes SoCal, epicenter near Carson

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A magnitude 4.3 earthquake that hit in Carson on Sept. 17, 2021, is seen in a map provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck Carson and the surrounding area at 7:58 p.m. Friday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake’s epicenter was located in Carson city limits, near Dolores Street Elementary School.

Hundreds of reactions poured in after news of the quake was posted to KTLA’s Facebook page, with one user calling the temblor “a scary one.”

“I literally heard it coming,” they wrote. “The house was rumbling for a good 10 seconds.”

Another user doubted that even preliminary magnitude of 4.4 was high enough, adding that they believe the quake “Was way bigger than that.”

Check back for updates to this developing story.

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