Small earthquake shakes area south of Los Angeles

A magnitude-3.9 earthquake shook an area south of Los Angeles on Tuesday, authorities said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Los Angeles: A magnitude-3.9 earthquake shook an area south of Los Angeles on Tuesday, authorities said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The small quake hit at 3:26 pm (2326 GMT) about 16 kilometers (10 miles) south of San Pedro, at a depth of 1.1 kilometers (0.7 miles), according to the US Geological Survey.

"Felt much stronger than a 3.9," Chris DuRee, who was near downtown Long Beach, told KTLA television. 

"Rattled softly and then a few strong rolls. No damage anywhere."
 

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