Venice Beach Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles

A minor earthquake centered at Venice Beach rattled parts of Los Angeles Friday night but caused no damage.

The 3.4 magnitude quake hit at 7:42 p.m. local time with people from Inglewood to the Pacific Palisades feeling a slight rattle

The earthquake follows a 3.1-magnitude shake in the San Fernando Valley Thursday.


Authorities said that the quakes are a good reminder that Southern Californians should be prepared for major seismic activity.