2.8 earthquake rattles downtown Los Angeles

The epicenter of an earthquake Wednesday morning, March 20, 2013.
The epicenter of an earthquake Wednesday morning, March 20, 2013. USGS

An earthquake hit just southeast of downtown Los Angeles Wednesday morning. Well, maybe "hit" is too strong a word. It's not the big one — it was a 2.8, which for most Angelenos is barely the feeling of the garbage truck coming by.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the earthquake took place at 9:22 a.m. Just as people were sitting down with their morning coffee, they may have felt a slight disturbance in the tectonic plates.

Did you feel the earth moving under your feet? Let us know in the comments.

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