Viral Early-Morning Earthquake Jolts Los Angeles News Anchors
A 4.4-magnitude earthquake was strongly felt in the Los Angeles area this morning. There's no word on injuries or damage so far.
William La Jeunesse reported that the quake was centered in the Westwood area, were UCLA is located, and the jolt lasted for about 5-7 seconds.
In the video above you can see William's report, along with video from the local FOX newscast at the moment the temblor started.
Anchors over at KTLA wasted no time, diving under their desks when the set began to shake. True professionals, they popped back up seconds later and began reporting on the earthquake.
Here's more from AP:
LOS ANGELES -- Seismologists now say the earthquake that rolled across Los Angeles before dawn was magnitude 4.4.
The 6:25 a.m. Monday temblor was initially estimated at 4.7.
The quake was centered 15 miles west-northwest of the downtown civic center and occurred at a depth of about 5 miles.
The Los Angeles Fire Department has received no immediate reports of damage.