Earthquake: 3.0 quake registered near El Segundo

Map of earthquake epicenter

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Sunday morning at 6:11 a.m. Pacific time less than a mile from El Segundo, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred two miles from Los Angeles, two miles from Manhattan Beach, three miles from Hermosa Beach and four miles from Redondo Beach.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.


An average of five earthquakes with magnitudes between 3.0 and 4.0 occur per year in the greater Los Angeles area, according to a recent three-year data sample.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.3 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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