Small earthquake shakes Los Angeles

(KRON) A light earthquake hit the Compton area of Los Angeles. The magnitude 3.2 quake hit just after 9 a.m.

For More earthquake information including interactive real time quake maps visit KRON4’s Earthquake page


Here is the what USGS is saying about the quake:

Region:                           GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA, CALIFORNIA

Geographic coordinates:           33.875N, 118.237W

Magnitude:                        3.2

Depth:                            12 km

Universal Time (UTC):             31 Aug 2015  16:05:22

Time near the Epicenter:          31 Aug 2015  09:05:23

Local standard time in your area: 31 Aug 2015  16:05:22


Location with respect to nearby cities:

2 km (1 mi) SW of Compton, California

4 km (2 mi) SSE of Willowbrook, California

4 km (2 mi) WSW of East Rancho Dominguez, California

6 km (3 mi) NE of Carson, California

573 km (355 mi) W of Phoenix, Arizona



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