LOS ANGELES — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake has shaken the Los Angeles region but no significant damage has been reported. The jolt occurred at 4:29 a.m. Thursday and was centered in the northern San Fernando Valley.
The Los Angeles Fire Department says a systematic survey of the city by ground and air units has found no significant damage or injuries.
Today’s quake are garden variety California quakes. In an area with lots of faults and both the 1994 Northridge and 1971 Sylmar quakes. The good [ordinary] life of the Golden State
— Dr. Lucy Jones (@DrLucyJones) July 30, 2020
The U.S. Geological Survey's citizen reporting system shows the quake was felt widely in the Los Angeles metropolitan region, but some reports came in from more distant locations.