4.4 earthquake shakes Los Angeles, but no one gets hurt

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Evening traffic passes downtown high-rises along the 110 freeway on June 13, 2004 in Los Angeles. An earthquake shook the Los Angeles area Tuesday night, August 8, 2012.

There are no reports of damage from a late-night moderate earthquake felt throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.4 quake struck at 11:23 p.m. Tuesday and was centered two miles east of Yorba Linda in northern Orange County. There was a magnitude-2.7 aftershock about a minute later.

The quake was felt throughout the Los Angeles area, including the San Fernando Valley some 50 miles from the epicenter.

Los Angeles firefighters found no damage after a citywide assessment completed early Wednesday. The epicenter is about 35 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

Authorities in Orange and Los Angeles counties say there are no reports of injuries.

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