Earthquake Today Near Marina Del Rey and Santa Monica

By Zack
January 3, 2014 3:08 pm Last Updated: July 18, 2015 5:17 pm

An earthquake struck today just one mile from Marina del Rey and two miles from Santa Monica in California.

The quake also hit four miles west-southwest of Culver City and five miles north-northwest of El Segundo.

The 3.1 magnitude quake shook buildings and startled residents and workers in the cities.

“Thought a car hit my building’s wall,” said Jason Harrell in Playa Del Rey via Twitter.

Another user said that she felt the quake six floors up at the Water Garden in Santa Monica. “Sharp jolt, like a truck had hit the building.”

Erik Gutierrez, also via Twitter, said that he felt it at the WLA VA hospital.

“I felt a shake in east Los Angeles,” added Xavier Ceja.

Story developing; check back for updates