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L.A. earthquake: Aftershocks rumble through area

September 1, 2011 |  2:40 pm

Los Angeles earthquake map
After a magnitude 4.3 earthquake rumbled through Los Angeles shortly before 2 p.m., the region experienced at least two aftershocks in the same area.

All of the shaking was centered in the mountains north of the San Fernando Valley. Following the main shock at 1:47 p.m., a 2.0 aftershock hit at 1:50, followed by a 2.6 at 1:53.

Los Angeles County Fire Capt. Mark Savage said the department had received no calls for assistance due to the temblor, which was centered near Newhall.

The quake was felt across L.A., including the San Fernando Valley, downtown L.A. and the Westside.

"Just a rolly," said an operator at Olive View Medical Center in Sylmar.

Hundreds of people told the U.S. Geological Survey "Did You Feel It" site that they felt the temblor.


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Map: Location of 4.3 magnitude earthquake in black brackets. Other small quakes appear in yellow. Source: U.S. Geological Survey