Magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits Huntington Park area

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 struck the southeast region of Los Angeles County early Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor hit at 5:52 a.m. less than one mile northeast of Huntington Park and about two miles west-northwest of Bell.

The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 3.2 but was later downgraded to a 3.0, according to the U.S.G.S.

The epicenter was near the Huntington Park Community Adult School and a residential neighborhood west of the 710 Freeway.

The quake was felt in West Hollywood, Pasadena and as far south as Lakewood.

An earthquake struck in the Huntington Park area on April 1, 2021. (USGS)
An earthquake struck in the Huntington Park area on April 1, 2021. (USGS)

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