SAN DIEGO - A magnitude-4.1 aftershock has rattled parts of Southern California where a moderate quake occurred the day before.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the aftershock struck shortly after 2:30 p.m. Saturday. It was centered 1 mile southeast of Rowland Heights, Calif. and 3 miles north-northeast of Brea, according to the USGS.
A magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered 25 miles south of Los Angeles hit Friday night, cracking foundations and causing evacuations.
Leucadia resident Denny Perry told 10News, "It was scary. It was shaking back and forth, back and forth, and you're just hoping it stops. It felt like it went on for 5 minutes, but lasted about a minute and a half."
Del Mar resident Derek Weiss, who also felt Friday’s quake, said, “We don’t have earthquakes in Florida. I just moved here. You could actually feel the house swaying … definitely an experience."
"We were playing a card game and everybody at the table stopped and saw the water shaking the table,” said Oceanside resident Taylor Stone. “It felt like a wave. One side of my body on the right went up and the other side went down.”
Fairbanks Ranch resident Juliet Holleran said she was checking emails on her phone Friday when she felt a big jolt.
“I jumped out of my chair, it was so big,” she said.
More than 100 aftershocks have followed including the latest, which was the largest.