National News

Small quake rumbles in Los Angeles area

By The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - A small earthquake was widely felt around the Los Angeles area but officials say there have been no immediate reports of serious damage.

The U.S. Geological survey says the magnitude 3.3 temblor struck at 11:39 p.m. PDT Wednesday and was centred near Cudahy, a few miles south of downtown Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles Fire department said in a brief statement that it had received no reports of significant damage.

However, the quake was felt throughout the region.

The USGS website had more than 1,700 postings from people in the metro area reporting that they had felt it.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Category 4 Hurricane Gonzalo aims for Bermuda
 
Tips for the Elk Valley Outdoor Enthusiasts
 
Tragic end to Slocan suspect search
COTR board announces appointments
 
Blackmore and Oler appear in court to face polygamy charges
 
Search for armed man continues in Slocan
Slocan suspect Peter DeGroot is dead
 
District of Sparwood receives energy award for Leisure Centre retrofit
 
Youth pay it forward with Halloween for hunger

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 16 edition online now. Browse the archives.