A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck Southern California Friday evening at around
9:09 p.m.., centered near the city of La Habra, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
The quake, which was centered about 1.24 miles east of La Habra, about 20 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles, was felt throughout the region. It was a shallow 1.9 kilometers deep.
Broken glass, gas leaks, a water main break and a rockslide were reported near the epicenter, the Associated Press reported.
At least five aftershocks ranging from magnitudes 2.7 to 3.6 were recorded, according to the USGS. Earlier in the afternoon, a magnitude-3.6 quake hit nearby in the city of La Habra.
KNX Radio reports that LAPD and L.A. City Fire have choppers up, surveying for damage, but no major structural damage has been reported.
Guests at Disneyland tweeted that rides at the theme park had been stopped immediately following the earthquake and that fireworks and other shows had been canceled as a precaution.
At an Alvin Ailey performance at Segerstrom Center in Costa Mesa, dancers were in the middle of "Wade in the Water" segment of Ailey's classic "Revelations" piece. Dancers continued as the theater shook, bringing claps and cheers from the audience.
Alvin Ailey Dancer Megan Jakel told KPCC's Brian Frank that the quake caught her by surprise on stage.
"All of the railways and lights were shaking above me and swinging," she said. "I ran in my costume away from the stage until it was safe, and then I proceeded to go back and do my job."
KPCC will update this story as we get more details.