It struck at 8:36 a.m. roughly a mile and a half south of the town, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Supporters of retrofitting certain properties in Los Angeles to make them less vulnerable to earthquakes have long struggled with a way to fund such a massive effort.
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.
California lawmakers say President Barack Obama’s recommendation to spend $5 million next year on an early earthquake warning system for the West Coast represents a significant breakthrough.
Two earthquakes have struck north of Los Angeles, shaking parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties, but fire officials say no significant damage took place.
The U.S. Senate has approved $5 million in funding to roll out an earthquake warning system across California next year.
Calling it the “toughest plan in the country”, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled a proposal Monday to retrofit thousands of buildings that are most at risk in a major earthquake.
A magnitude-3.0 earthquake rumbled through northern Orange County just before noon Friday.
A 3.0-magnitide quake was reported north of Brea Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
On the eve of the “Great ShakeOut,” Dr. Lucy Jones updated Los Angeles officials on ways the city can better prepare for an earthquake, and potential losses in the event of a quake.
A 3.3-magnitide quake was reported south of Joshua Tree, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A 3.2-magnitide quake was reported west of Morongo Valley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Medical and seismic experts Friday warned residents of the dangers of not being prepared for major earthquakes at home and at work.
— Preparing for an earthquake after you move into a new home or apartment should start before move-in day.