A minor earthquake measuring at a 3.6 magnitude shook the Los Angeles space early Sunday morning, waking up a some residents.
The quake hit East Los Angeles at about 7:01 a.m. PST Sunday morning, reaching a depth of about 17 km (10 miles), in accordance with the United States Geological Survey. A 3.6 magnitude earthquake is comparatively small for Southern California, which sits on a number of totally different fault strains.
Residents within the space reported that they had been nonetheless asleep in mattress after they had been woken up by sharp shaking, in accordance with testimonies given to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre.
“It felt like TWO big JOLTS that woke me out of my morning daze,” one particular person wrote. Others described the occasion as “brief however sturdy” and a “quick fast shake.” Los Angeles was hit with a trio of earthquakes in April this yr, measuring in at 2.5, 3.3, and 4.0 magnitudes round 4 a.m. native time. There have been no stories of harm.