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3.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Los Angeles, California

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Westside of Los Angeles Monday night.

The earthquake struck at approximently 11:20 PM. Shaking was felt throughout the area, although the earthquake was too weak to cause any significant damages.

“We get these size earthquakes fairly frequently,” said U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Zachary Reeves. “Any severe damage would be pretty unlikely.”

People reported feeling the earthquake across Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties including in Palms, Studio City, North Hollywood, West Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, Inglewood, Westwood Village, Santa Monica and Marina Del Rey.

Many residents said they felt a swaying motion for only a few seconds before the movement stopped.

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