Congressman Adam Schiff, of Burbank, has pushed to secure $5 million from the federal government for a system that could give people a few seconds to a minutes notice depending on how far you are from the epicenter.
There were no reports of any damage or injuries.
A 3.5-magnitude quake was reported in Wrightwood Friday morning, according to the USGS.
Preliminary calls into the CBS2/KCAL9 newsroom said people felt it particularly hard on the west side, in Studio City, Simi Valley and Santa Monica.
The quake, that struck one minute before 8 p.m., was felt far and wide.
A 3.3-magnitude earthquake struck Cudahy Wednesday night.
The 5.1-magnitude quake that shook the Southland in March nearly forced a Brea elementary school to shut down.
Officials in Orange County are seeking financial assistance from the state for damage related to last Friday’s earthquake centered in La Habra.
A San Fernando Valley lawmaker is among several members of Congress calling for funding of an early warning system that could alert residents before an earthquake hits.
A pair of small earthquakes rattled the Southland within one hour of each other Thursday, according to reports.
Insurance Information Network of California spokesperson Tully Lehman says often homeowners don’t opt in because premiums are pricey and don’t make long-term financial sense. Others aren’t taking the risk.
The shaking may have stopped following Friday’s 5.1 temblor in La Habra, but experts warn earthquake-proofing your home could still prevent serious injury when another hits.
An elementary school in Brea remained closed Monday after officials were concerned about asbestos exposure from damage caused by Friday’s 5.1-magnitude earthquake.
Residents living near the La Habra epicenter where a magnitude-5.1 earthquake struck Friday remain on edge following more than 130 aftershocks.
Fullerton Fire Department Battalion Chief John Stokes said at least 73 people were now displaced by the temblor.