BEVERLY HILLS (LALATE) – A Los Angeles earthquake today 2012 has struck Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, and Century City and could be felt across Southern California. The Los Angeles earthquake today Monday September 3, 2012 struck near the Beverly Center. It had virtually no depth, and impacted much of the Southland today.
The Los Angeles earthquake erupted at 3:26 am PST today and registered a 3.3 magnitude, USGS indicates to news. The location of today’s quake is rare for Southern California residents, centered in a densely populated section of Southern California’s West Los Angeles community.
But the notable part of today’s quake was its shallow nature. The quake erupted with no depth. USGS indicates to news that the quake’s epicenter was less than one mile below the earth’s surface. As a result, the quake could be felt across the region.
The 3.3 magnitude quake erupted in Beverly Hills, USGS reports to news. It was centered one mile southwest of West Hollywood. The quake could be felt in the Century City, two miles northeast of the epicenter. USGS indicates to news that the quake was eight miles west of Los Angeles’ downtown.
Mapping reveals to news that the quake’s epicenter was centered near the intersection of S Doheny Dr and West 3rd street. The quake was located near the Beverly Center. It was specifically just feet west of Doheny, between Alden Dr and west 3rd. The quake struck east of Westwood, Holmby Hills, Brentwood and Santa Monica. It was centered north of Burton Way, west of Hollywood, and south of Sunset.
No reports of injuries have yet to be indicated by local news. Damage assessment is currently underway. Aftershocks are expected to continue later today.