EL SEGUNDO (CBSLA) — A 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck 2.49 miles north of El Segundo Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The temblor happened shortly after 5 p.m. and could be felt throughout the Los Angeles area with people on Twitter reporting they could feel it in downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica and even North Hollywood.READ MORE: Los Angeles County Libraries To Host COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
According to USGS, the quake was at a depth of about 7 miles and was initially reported as a 3.4 magnitude temblor.
In a tweet, Dr. Lucy Jones said the quake was “pretty run on the mill.”
She went on to say that it was near, but not on the strike-slip Newport-Inglewood fault and was caused by “thrust motion.”READ MORE: Cal State University Will Require Faculty, Staff, Students On Campuses To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19
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Today's M3.6 NNE of El Segundo is pretty run of the mill. Near but not on the strike-slip Newport-Inglewood fault. Like the Lennox M4.0 on April 5, this one is thrust motion.
— Dr. Lucy Jones (@DrLucyJones) June 24, 2021
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, though crews at Los Angeles International Airport were said to be checking the airfield and facilities “as a precaution.”