An earthquake was felt across a wide swath of the Los Angeles area late Wednesday night.
No significant damage was reported, the Los Angeles Fire Department said on its website.
The magnitude-3.3 quake's epicenter was reported just outside Cudahy, California, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The fire department said it went into Emergency Earthquake Mode (EEM) after the temblor.
"When operating in the EEM, firefighters from all 106 neighborhood fire stations promptly move to a designated safe area and then initiate a "windshield survey" as they drive through their first-in district," the department said. "In this manner, over 470 square miles in the greater Los Angeles area can be assessed in a matter of minutes. The department's six helicopters and five fire boats assist the appraisal."
The quake was felt across the Los Angeles area by more than 2,100 people who reported to the USGS website that they felt the quake, which was felt from Thousand Oaks, California, to Huntingdon Beach and in cities surrounding Los Angeles.
Tropical Depression Eight could become a tropical storm while brushing the North Carolina coast with rough surf, downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms early this week.
Following several stretches of unseasonable heat in August, September is set to yield lower temperatures across the United Kingdom.
Tropical Depression Nine developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States later this week.
Another strong tropical disturbance will move off the coast of Africa early this week and bears watching for strengthening and impact on the Caribbean and the United States during September.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan on Tuesday afternoon local time with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Following a stormy weekend across Germany, a period of dry and more seasonable weather is in store this week.
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A total of 9.6 inches of rain -- wettest August on record.
New England (1816)
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