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Multiple earthquakes reported off coast of Southern California

Posted at 6:38 AM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 09:42:13-04

Multiple earthquakes are being reported off the coast of Southern California on Tuesday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, three quakes have been reported on San Clemente Island and another was reported in Avalon on Catalina Island. 

The first was reported at 4:22 a.m. on San Clemente. That was a magnitude 3.7, the biggest of the cluster of quakes. It was followed by a 3.5 just before 5 a.m. and a 3.3 just before 6 a.m.

The quake in Avalon was a reported 2.5, hitting just before 5 a.m.