Los Angeles Hit With Magnitude-5.1 Earthquake as Hurricane Bears Down – DIGIWIZ CENTRAL

Los Angeles Hit With Magnitude-5.1 Earthquake as Hurricane Bears Down

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Sunday, rocking Los Angeles and the surrounding area at the same time it was dealing with rare tropical storm in Hurricane Hilary—which hasn’t hit the L.A. area since 1939.

Centered near Ojai, about 80 miles northwest of L.A., the earthquake produced at least six reported aftershocks of magnitude-3.0 or more.

There were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries, according to L.A. Mayor Karen Bass, but it couldn’t have come at a worse time for SoCal residents.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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