5.3 magnitude earthquake hits near California

5.3 magnitude earthquake hits near California
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A 5.3-magnitude earthquake has struck near the Channel Islands, with shaking felt across Los Angeles.

The quake struck just before 12:00pm on Thursday (local time), 78km off the Californian coast at a depth of 16km.

It was initially reported as a magnitude 5.0 before being upgraded.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

Newshub.