Earthquake jolts southland shortly before 8 p.m.

An earthquake with an initial magnitude measurement of 4.4 struck at 7:58 p.m. on Friday, September 17, 2021.

The origin of the quake according to the United States Geological Survey was 1.1 kilometers east-southeast of the city of Carson at a depth of 14.7 kilometers.

UPDATE: The magnitude was later downgraded to 4.3 by the USGS.

Map locating earthquake in Carson on September 17, 2021 courtesy of the US Geological Survey.
Map locating earthquake in Carson on September 17, 2021 courtesy of the US Geological Survey.