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Long Beach earthquake felt in L.A., O.C. cities

August 18, 2011 |  3:09 pm

A 3.2 earthquake recorded in Long Beach on Thursday afternoon was felt across a large area of southeastern Los Angeles County and northern Orange County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The USGS's "Did You Feel It" interactive database received responses from neighboring cities such as Cypress, Seal Beach, Paramount, Lakewood, Buena Park, Fullerton and Bellflower.

No damage was immediately reported.

According to the USGS, the quake occurred under Recreation Park in Long Beach, near 7th Street and Park Avenue.

Distance from other locations:

  • 3 miles from Signal Hill.
  • 3 miles from Seal Beach.
  • 20 miles from Los Angeles Civic Center.

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