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3.2 earthquake strikes Marina del Rey area

The USGS map of the earthquake in Greater Los Angeles Area, Calif., Friday, March 7, 2014, at 20:16:31 local time.
The USGS map of the earthquake in Greater Los Angeles Area, Calif., Friday, March 7, 2014, at 20:16:31 local time.
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The USGS map of the earthquake in Greater Los Angeles Area, Calif., Friday, March 7, 2014, at 20:16:31 local time.
File photo of a winter morning in Marina del Rey.
Pedro Szekely


A minor earthquake has shaken western areas of Los Angeles, the Associated Press reported.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.2 tremor occurred at 8:16 p.m.

The quake was centered 1 mile southeast of Marina del Rey at a depth of 6 miles.

Residents reporting on the USGS community response Internet page characterize the intensity as weak to light.

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