DOWNTOWN — A shallow, minor earthquake shook western areas of Los Angeles and neighboring communities Friday morning shortly before noon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-3.0 tremor occurred at 11:48 a.m.

The quake was centered 1 mile northwest of Marina del Rey at a depth of 7 miles.

Residents reporting on the USGS community response Internet page characterize the intensity as weak to light.


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