A starter 4.5-size quake shocked the Southern California region late Friday night.
It hit at 11:39 p.m. nearby time two miles west of El Monte and 10 miles from Los Angeles, the US Geological Survey announced.
The seismic tremor shook structures and shook windows, and was felt in San Diego, Valencia and the San Fernando Valley zones. There were no prompt reports of harm or wounds, and the Los Angeles Fire Department cautioned occupants to get ready for consequential convulsions.
"In the event that inside, when shaking begins, drop spread, hang on. Ensure your head + neck while hiding under strong furnishings or close to a solid inside divider, away from windows and entryways until shaking stops," the LAFD tweeted.
The quake was additionally felt at the Los Angeles International Airport, where groups are checking the runway and terminals for any indications of harm, the air terminal tweeted.
Lucy Jones, a seismologist with the California Institute of Technology, said the quake delivered "a great shock" in Pasadena, where she was. It was "nearly a similar area as the M5.9 Whittier Narrows tremor in 1987," she tweeted. That quake hit on October 1 that year and caused $360 million in harm.
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