Magnitude 4.4 quake hits east of Los Angeles: USGS

December 30, 2015 8:56 AM

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A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck east of Los Angeles on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, with no reports of major damage or injuries.

The quake was shallow at only 3.5 miles (5 km) below the earth's surface and was centered two miles northwest of Devore, about 50 miles east of Los Angeles, with smaller aftershocks following shortly afterwards, according to the USGS.

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