Small earthquake shakes Marina del Rey area

A small earthquake hit in the Marina del Rey shortly before noon on Friday, shaking parts of west Los Angeles.
January 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
A small earthquake struck the Marina del Rey area shortly before noon on Friday, shaking parts of west Los Angeles.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the magnitude-3.1 tremor occurred at 11:48 a.m. PT about 1 mile northwest of Marina del Rey, 3 miles southeast of Santa Monica and 3 miles north-northwest of Los Angeles International Airport.

The quake was about 6 miles deep.

Residents reported shaking from Inglewood, El Segundo, Santa Monica, Westwood and Koreatown.

There were no immediate reports of damage.


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