Santa Monica Jolted By 3.7 Magnitude Earthquake

Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012, 4:49:00 AM

Mirror Staff

Santa Monica was jolted just after 3 a.m. this morning when a 3.7 magnitude earthquake struck two miles east-southeast of Marina del Rey.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake struck at 3:18 a.m. at a depth of 5.6 miles.

There were no reports of damages or injuries in Santa Monica or neighboring communities.

USGS seismologists initially said the temblor had a a 3.8 magnitude reading, but it was ever so slightly downgraded to 3.7.

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