Magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattles Los Angeles area, no damage reported
A magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattled Southern California early Sunday, rousing some residents from their sleep however apparently triggering little if any harm.
The U.S. Geological Survey mentioned the quake struck simply after 7 a.m. native time, centered lower than 2 miles west-southwest of East Los Angeles. The quake was initially reported as 3.9, however the USGS revised the magnitude a short while later. Some less-rollicking aftershocks adopted.
No harm was instantly reported, and Los Angeles County didn’t challenge a shake alert on its earthquake app.
“#Earthquake early warning alerts are despatched for occasions which might be measured M4.5,” the county mentioned on Twitter. “This quake, whereas extensively felt, was beneath the brink.”
The county Sheriff’s Division mentioned it was felt downtown and warned residents to perform safety checks at their houses and companies.
Many Californians took the newest temblor in stride.
“You know you’re from California when a earthquake hits and it’s too early for a response so that you simply flip and return to sleep,” tweeted “Cool Hand Luke.”
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Web_Bruin tweeted that she – and her cats – felt the quake in Glendale, about 15 miles north of East Los Angeles. She mentioned her cats have been “a bit freaked out” by the expertise.
“This was our kitten’s first earthquake expertise,” she tweeted. “Welcome to California candy Layla.”