2.9-magnitude earthquake hits Compton

A 2.9-earthquake struck 2 miles southwest of Compton, Calif. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015.

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.9 struck two miles southwest of Compton Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck at 9:05 a.m. and had a depth of 7.7 miles. USGS initially registered the earthquake as magnitude-3.2, but downgraded it about an hour later.

Eyewitness News viewers in Long Beach, Torrance, Carson and Downey reported feeling the temblor.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
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