A 4.5-magnitude seismic tremor shocks Southern California

A fundamental 4.5-extent quake shocked the Southern California territory late Friday night.

It hit at 11:39 p.m. nearby time two miles west of El Monte and 10 miles from Los Angeles, the US Geological Survey announced.

The tremor shook structures and shook windows, and was felt in San Diego, Valencia and the San Fernando Valley zones. There were no quick reports of harm or wounds, and the Los Angeles Fire Department cautioned occupants to get ready for delayed repercussions.

“In the event that inside, when shaking begins, drop spread, hang on. Ensure your head + neck while seeking shelter under solid furnishings or close to a durable inside divider, away from windows and entryways until shaking stops,” the LAFD tweeted.

The tremor was likewise felt at the Los Angeles International Airport, where teams are checking the landing strip and terminals for any indications of harm, the air terminal tweeted.

Lucy Jones, a seismologist with the California Institute of Technology, said the quake delivered “a quite decent shock” in Pasadena, where she was. It was “nearly a similar area as the M5.9 Whittier Narrows tremor in 1987,” she tweeted. That seismic tremor hit on October 1 that year and caused $360 million in harm.