NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Los Angeles has been hit with a 4.4 magnitude earthquake, according to media reports.
Citing data from the U.S. Geological survey, the LA Times reported that the quake occurred five miles from Westwood at 9:25 AM EDT. There were no reports of injuries, according the LA Times, which said that the quake was felt over a large area of Southern California.
TheStreet's Rocco Pendola was in Santa Monica, Calif., seven miles from the epicenter, and described the quake as the strongest that he had ever felt.
downgraded to a 4.4. Man. Strongest I have ever felt. (and hopefully the strongest I will ever feel!). #earthquakeRocco Pendola (@Rocco_TheStreet) March 17, 2014
Major jolt/shake here. RT @BruceDetterich: Slow roller mostly. Not much lag between P and S. Orange hills here, next to VP.Rocco Pendola (@Rocco_TheStreet) March 17, 2014
-- Written by James Rogers in New York.
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