Earthquake Near LAX

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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