An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 struck near the Willowbrook area of South Los Angeles Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor hit at 8:31 a.m. about 1 mile west of Willowbrook and 3 miles northeast of Gardena.

The epicenter was just southeast of the 105/110 freeway interchange.

The depth of the quake was 11.2 miles, USGS said.

The earthquake was felt from the San Fernando Valley to Huntington Beach.

Check back for updates on this developing story.


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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