Feb 18, 2015 07:23 pm |
Refinery explosion injures 4; shaking with magnitude of 1.7 earthquake
Four workers suffered minor injuries after a large explosion Wednesday morning at the Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, according to an Exxon spokesman.
The explosion was the equivalent of a magnitude 1.7 earthquake, according to Caltech.
Residents in the area were asked by police to remain indoors after the explosion. That shelter-in-place order has ...