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4.0-mag. earthquake hits Palos Verdes area

May 15, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 struck the Palos Verdes area at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

The quake was centered seven miles south of Palos Verdes.

Residents in Downey, Torrance, Long Beach, Carson and South Los Angeles reported feeling shaking from the earthquake.

There were no reports of damage or injury.