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Magnitude 3.4 Earthquake Centered at LAX Rumbles Through the Westside

USGS seismograph shows the temblor was felt over a wide area of So Cal.

 

USGS seismograph shows the temblor felt over a wide area of So Cal.

A magnitude 3.4 earthquake rumbled through southern California on Wednesday afternoon, centered just northeast of Los Angeles International Airport. The mainshake which hit at 5:11 pm PST, was felt across a wide area of southern California, East to downtown LA and North to Van Nuys.

USGS seismographic data showed that the earthquake was felt over a wide area of Los Angeles County.

The Santa Monica Police Dept and Fire Depts reported no damages or injuries connected to the earthquake. Minor earthquakes are of course, common in most areas of California.

 

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