Small earthquake shakes area south of Los Angeles

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

The small quake hit at 2326 GMT about 10 miles south of San Pedro, at a depth of 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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