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3.1 Magnitude Quake Hits Marina del Rey

By Jason Kandel
|  Friday, Mar 7, 2014  |  Updated 11:57 PM PDT
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Residents reported feeling the quake across Southern California. Jane Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014.

Residents reported feeling the quake across Southern California. Jane Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014.

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit Marina del Rey on Friday and hundreds of people reported feeling the shaker.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

The quake, centered about one mile east-southeast of Marina Del Rey, struck at 8:16 p.m. at a depth of 6.2 miles, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Geological Survey.

There were no immediate reports of injury or damage, but crews were conducting a routine post-quake assessment, said Michael Pittman, dispatch supervisor with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

People took to Twitter to report feeling the quake near LAX, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Inglewood, Long Beach and Manhattan Beach.

Charles Elliott said he felt it near LAX.

"Like somebody kicked my chair," he wrote on Twitter.

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