According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake hit one mile east of Newport Beach, four miles southwest of Irvine and six miles east-southeast of Huntington Beach.
The USGS says the depth of the earthquake was just over four miles.
Several ABC7 viewers reached out and said they felt the earthquake in Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Aliso Viejo, Irvine, Fountain Valley and Anaheim.
@ABC7 earthquake felt in Costa Mesa or am I going crazy?— ashley.r (@ashplayspolo) December 20, 2015
@ABC7 Shook the house pretty good up here in anaheim— Ominous Triangle (@lieutfaber) December 20, 2015
DEVELOPING: We will add more details to this report as they become available.