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4.5 magnitude earthquake hits California

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 19, 2020
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Southern California area late Friday night.
El Monte California
Southern California   El Monte California
It hit at 11:39 p.m. local time two miles west of El Monte and 10 miles from Los Angeles, the US Geological Survey reported.

Topics: Earthquake California

The earthquake shook buildings and rattled windows, and was felt in San Diego, Valencia and the San Fernando Valley areas.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, and the Los Angeles Fire Department warned residents to prepare for aftershocks.

The earthquake was also felt at the Los Angeles International Airport, where crews are checking the airfield and terminals for any signs of damage, the airport tweeted.


 

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