The death toll is at 7,000 and climbing.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake hit at 4:07 a.m. with an epicenter 1 kilometer west north west of View Park-Windsor Hills.
CBS2/KCAL9 political analyst Caroline Heldman says her sister, Kathleen Heldman, was feared dead for two days after the April 25 disaster, which has killed approximately 6,800, according to most recent estimates.
A magnitude-3.4 earthquake struck the Southland Thursday morning.
As the death toll rises following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal, local authorities and volunteers continue to offer support Tuesday.
A number of Southland volunteers are set to travel to earthquake-stricken Nepal, where, among other things, survivors are in need of clean drinking water.
A team of Southland firefighters has been deployed to join the rescue and recovery efforts in Nepal following a devastating 7.8-Magnitude earthquake Friday.
The team is comprised of about 65 people, mostly from Los Angeles County, with at least one rescue dog handler from Santa Barbara County, said a Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher.
Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who grew up in the Southland, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.
Researchers also determined that quake faults can stop moving for thousands of years. However, at some point, the pent-up energy stored in rocks will release in a series of sizable earthquakes.
A minor earthquake rattled parts of the San Fernando Valley, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday.
A magnitude-4.0 earthquake shook part of the San Bernardino County early Monday morning.
It struck at 8:36 a.m. roughly a mile and a half south of the town, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Three dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 has struck near Twentynine Palms, California.