Moderate Quake Rumbles Near Los Angeles

PICO RIVERA, Calif., March 16 (UPI) — A moderate 4.4-magnitude earthquake rumbled in Los Angeles County early Tuesday morning, about a mile northeast of Pico Rivera, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

People in Hawthorne, Whittier and West Covina reported the quake awakened them about 4:04 a.m., KTLA-TV, Los Angles, reported. The epicenter was about 11 miles east-southeast from Los Angeles.


The earthquake was about 11 miles deep, the USGS said.

Officials said they had no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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