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3.6 magnitude earthquake rattles metro Los Angeles


The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 17 kilometers near Maywood and East Los Angeles.

There were numerous reports on social media of the earthquake being felt by those in the area around 7 a.m. (10 a.m. ET).

Several witnesses on the earthquake reporting site, European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, reported feeling a sharp jolt. Others described it as light shaking. Some people said it woke them up.
Following the quake, seismologist Lucy Jones tweeted that what you feel in a small earthquake depends on how close you are to it. “The closer you are, the sharper the motion,” she said.

No known damage has been reported.




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