Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013

Earthquake in Los Angeles, California on April 27, 2013

M 3.2 light earthquake shakes Greater Los Angeles Area, California today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 3 km SE from Marina del Rey and 19 km WSW from Los Angeles Civic Center. It was 8.0 miles deep.

Light to weak shaking has been reported from West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Compton, Culver City, Downey, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Park, Lawndale, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Venice, Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey, Inglewood, Santa Monica, Torrance, Lomita, Studio City and Los Angeles.

Some days ago, earthquake scientists had received about $5 million to develop early earthquake warning system for Southern California.

02:52 UTC (local time Friday, April 26, 2013 at 07:52 PM @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
3 km (2 miles) SE from Marina del Rey, CA
5 km (3 miles) NNW from El Segundo, CA
6 km (4 miles) SSW from Culver City, CA
7 km (4 miles) W from Inglewood, CA
19 km (12 miles) WSW from Los Angeles Civic Center, CA

Original post: Natural Disasters List April 27, 2013