Los Angeles

Minor Damage, Widespread Power Outages Reported After Quake

Police and fire agencies were reporting minor damages as they scrambled to check a flurry of reports of issues after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook Southern California, the largest since 1999.

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power officials reported a water main break on Wilshire Boulevard and La Jolla Avenue and power outages in the Garment District, part of San Pedro and about 20 customers in Granada Hills.

Officials in San Bernardino County reported multiple buildings had been found with minor cracks, along with broken water mains, downed power lines and rockslides on certain roads.

In Los Angeles and Orange counties, police and fire agencies reported no injuries from the shaking, but some possible damage and one structure fire.

The LA, Beverly Hills and Pasadena police departments reported that no damages has been called in response to the reported 10:33 a.m. shaker.

The city of Anaheim reported that the city has no immediate issues and the Laguna Beach Police Department advised their citizens to be "safe wherever you are and watch out for those earthquakes."

The Los Angeles Fire Department reported that "all 106 fire stations are out conducting a strategic survey of their districts to determine if any damage exists. Once this process is complete, an overall assessment of the impact in the City of Los Angeles will be compiled."

The Los Angeles Police Department said they have not received any reports of damage or calls for service within the city in relation to the earthquake.

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city was "in great shape," with no significant damage to report.

Officials at LAX said all runways were inspected and no damage was found.

Officials with the San Bernardino County Fire Department tweeted that they were conducting an assessment of the region and "no injuries reported, however buildings and roads have sustained varying degrees of damage."

Further north in Kern County, about 150 miles north of downtown LA, officials reported multiple injuries, house fires, small vegetation fires, downed power lines and gas leaks.

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