Earthquakes of Up to 4.0 Magnitude Strike Los Angeles Area, USGS Says

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – A pair of earthquakes measuring up to 4.0 on the Richter scale rattled the Los Angeles area early Monday morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The 4.0 quake struck at 4:44 a.m. local time at the depth of 19.9 km in the Lennox area of Los Angeles County, just miles away from the international airport.

​That quake followed a 2.5 magnitude temblor that hit 30 minutes earlier, USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

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