San Fernando: 4.2 Earthquake Rocks the City

san fernando map
San Fernando map, Los Angeles

An earthquake of a 4.2 magnitude rocked the city of San Fernando, Los Angeles, at about 4:29 am on Thursday July 30, 2020.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake’s center was 1.3 miles from Pacoima, and 1.4 miles north-east of San Fernando.

About one week ago, another earthquake, with a lower magnitude hit nearby the same area.

San Fernando earthquake center
San Fernando earthquake center

Residents have commented on a Youtube video to express how they have felt during the earthquake:

  • It sounded like a nuclear bomb not that ever heard one but it sure would sound like one“.
  • Was about to go to sleep but now I’m wide awake! Felt pretty strong for a 4.5. Getting flashbacks to the 94 Northridge earthquake.
  • I swear this felt like 5 at min
  • That was a little scary not gonna lie

Another short video was posted on Youtube allegedly filmed in a tunnel during the earthquake.

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