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2 earthquakes hit Los Angeles area

July 25, 2012 |  5:57 am

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L.A. was hit by two small earthquakes Wednesday morning.

The first was a magnitude 3.7 quake located two miles from Marina del Rey, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:18 a.m. PDT at a depth of 5.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was three miles from Culver City, four miles from El Segundo, five miles from Inglewood and 12 miles from the Los Angeles Civic Center.

The second occurred at 5:27 a.m. and registered a magnitude of 2.4.

The first quake was felt across the Westside of Los Angeles.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about California earthquakes on L.A. Now.


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Image: A map shows the location of the epicenter of Wednesday morning's quake near Marina del Rey. Credit: Google Maps