SHAMROCK SHAKE: Earthquake hits L.A.

SHAMROCK SHAKE: Earthquake hits L.A.

EARTHQUAKE: No injuries were reported in the earthquake. Photo:

(Reuters) – A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck outside Los Angeles on Monday, the United States Geological Survey reported.

The quake, initially registered as a 4.7, was centered about 6 miles north-northwest of Westwood, California, and occurred at about 6:30 a.m. Pacific Time.

Local press reports said the quake was felt across the municipal area but there were no immediate reports of significant damage.

(Reporting by Scott Malone in Boston; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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