A 3.7 magnitude earthquake was reported in the Los Angeles area at about 1 p.m. 20 Friday and centered in Compton, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
According to the seismologist Lucy Jones the small earthquake was near the Newport-Inglewood fault and was about 15 miles deep.
The Los Angeles Police Department tweeted that it had received about a dozen burglar alarms since the shaking, but "otherwise business as usual."
A 1.4 magnitude earthquake centered just over a mile away from Compton was recorded about an hour after, according to KCAL-TV.
There were no immediate reports of injuries or injuries.
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The earthquake comes after the nation's first state earthquake warning system debuted in California on Thursday, coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake that ravaged the San Francisco Bay area on October 17, 1989.
It is not immediately known if the ShakeAlert system issued a warning for the Compton earthquake.
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