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Wake up: 3.7 earthquake shakes west side

Seismologists say a mild earthquake widely felt throughout Southern California was centered along the coast west of downtown Los Angeles.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.7 quake struck at 3:18 a.m. Wednesday. The epicenter was 2 miles east-southeast of Marina del Rey near Culver City and Inglewood.

A Sheriff's Department dispatcher says it "wasn't much of a quake" and that he hasn't had any calls from the public about it.

Within half an hour of the quake hitting, dozens of people from as far away as Riverside and the San Fernando Valley reported feeling the shaking on the USGS website.

Fire Department spokesman Matt Spence says firefighters rolled out of stations throughout the city and surveyed 470 square miles. No infrastructure damage was found, and no injuries have been reported.

We asked if you felt it, and the yeses outweighed the noes:

Good morning! 3.7 earthquake jolts west side

We asked if you felt it, and the yeses outweighed the noes:

Storified by 89.3 KPCC · Wed, Jul 25 2012 08:54:56

@KPCC Shake, Rattle and roll in Little Tokyo!Karen M. Mundy
Yes! I thought either an earthquake or someone slamming their door! RT @KPCC Did that 3.8 wake u up this morning? Struck west side at 3:18amEdrina Calderon
YES! Cats are still freaked out. RT @KPCC: Did that 3.8 wake you up this morning? http://kp.cc/N2cE7V Struck west side at 3:18 amJackson DeMos
@KPCC Yes, I felt it. Wondered if the quake would intensify. When it didn't I went back to sleep.Jené
“@KPCC: Did that 3.8 wake you up this morning? http://kp.cc/N2cE7V Struck west side at 3:18 am” Yes, it did. It really shook my bed!Angie NoSaint
It woke me up! Scary...“@KPCC: Did that 3.8 wake you up this morning? http://kp.cc/N2cE7V Struck west side at 3:18 am”Dustin Davis
Woke up to the bed shaking. “@KPCC: Did that 3.8 wake you up this morning? http://kp.cc/N2cE7V Struck west side at 3:18 am”Philip Griffin
@KPCC no sound asleep until 5:11 in cCosta MesaDenise Caciagli

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