The earthquake hit about 2.5 miles southwest of Santa Monica in the Pacific Ocean at about 6:45 p.m.
The USGS released a preliminary magnitude of 2.9, then lowered it to 2.8 before bringing it back to a 2.9 again.
The ABC7 Quake Cam captured the moment the earthquake struck.
ABC7 viewers reported feeling the earthquake in Santa Monica, Venice, Pacific Palisades, Playa del Rey and Playa Vista.
DEVELOPING: We will add more details to this report as they become available.