Magnitude-3.7 Earthquake Shakes Long Beach Area

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A magnitude-3.7 earthquake was reported Friday morning southeast of Long Beach. The magnitude was initally reported as 3.8.

The quake occurred at about 9:07 a.m., according to the USGS. The epicenter was about two miles southeast of Long Beach, the USGS reported.

Seismogram: Pasadena

People told the USGS they felt the quake widely across the Los Angeles  basin, and as far east as Riverside. The earth movement was reported as weak, and no damage was tallied by  public safety officials.

The quake struck in approximately the same location as the 1933  magnitude 6.4 Long Beach Earthquake, which claimed 115 lives and caused  hundreds of schools, stores and houses to collapse, according to City News Service.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

The map below shows the location, based on USGS data.

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