LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Los Angeles earthquake today 2014 stuck Southern California and the San Fernando Valley, the day of the Oscars. The Los Angeles earthquake today March 2, 2014 erupted in the afternoon hours Sunday. No reports of injuries have been indicated by local news.
USGS tells news that a 2.8 magnitude Los Angeles earthquake today hit today just after 2:16 pm PST. The quake was shallow. USGS indicates to news that the quake started only four miles below ground level. As a result the quake could be felt across the immediate area, which was generally the San Fernando Valley.
Reps tell news that the quake was six miles west of San Fernando. The quake was six miles south of Santa Clarita and nine miles northeast of West Hills. The quake was eleven miles from Calabasas as well.
Most quakes to hit Los Angeles in the last few months have been further east or further west. Many of the quakes have been centered along the coast, south toward Corona, or east towards Palm Springs. For example, one quake was five miles north of Bloomington and five miles west of Muscoy. It hit north of Perris and south of Adelanto. It started east of Los Angeles, west of Yucca Valley and west of Palm Springs.