Moderate earthquake felt in downtown Los Angeles

May 19, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
A moderate earthquake has been felt in downtown Los Angeles but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The magnitude-4.1 temblor was centered 10 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles near the Los Angeles International Airport.

Los Angeles City Fire spokesman Brian Humphrey says no damage has been reported and there has been no increase in emergency calls.

He says the department is going into standard earthquake emergency mode, which means firefighters will be driving through their districts checking for any possible damage.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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