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Early Morning 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts People Out of Bed

If you were jolted out of bed this morning, thinking there was an earthquake you weren't dreaming. The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 4.0 magnitude earthquake shook up Southern California early this morning. 

The shallow quake struck at 2:09 a.m. PT at a depth of 6.2 miles and was given a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 the USGS said. The quake was later downgraded to a 4.0. According to the agency, the quake's epicenter was nine miles from Home Gardens, nine miles from Rancho Santa Margarita, and 10 miles away from Corona.

People throughout the Southland jumped on Twitter to report they felt the shaking. 


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