3.3 Quake Shakes Los Angeles

Small temblor was centered in Beverly Hills
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 3, 2012 6:15 AM CDT
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(Newser) – The US Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake early today in the greater Los Angeles area. The magnitude-3.3 quake was centered in Beverly Hills at 3:26am. There are no immediate reports of damage. A Beverly Hills police watch commander said his station has been getting numerous calls from anxious citizens. "Every alarm in the city is going off," he said, adding that his patrol officers had seen no signs of structural damage.

An officer at the nearby West Los Angeles police precinct said there had been no calls about the quake. The Los Angeles Fire Department says its survey found no significant damage, injury, or loss of life in the city. (Read more Los Angeles stories.)

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