A 3.2-magnitude earthquake hit near Los Angeles, Calif., on Friday night also close to Marina Del Rey, El Segundo, Culver City, and Inglewood.
The quake hit at about 8:15 p.m. local time, said the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake had a depth of 6.2 miles.
On Twitter and other social media platforms, many Los Angeles-area residents said they felt it.
One wrote: “Just survived my first earthquake. That was pathetic.”
“That was a very strong earthquake but very short . Felt more like an explosion,” tweeted one.
“It wasn’t even a huge earthquake thank goodness,” tweeted another user.
Added another, “Now everyone gonna tweet about the earthquake.”
“I hate it when an earthquake happens and people get salty cause you tweet about it lol,” wrote another.
AP update: Minor earthquake shakes western Los Angeles area
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A minor earthquake has shaken western areas of Los Angeles.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.2 tremor occurred at 8:16 p.m.
The quake was centered 1 mile southeast of Marina del Rey at a depth of 6 miles.
Residents reporting on the USGS community response Internet page characterize the intensity as weak to light.