A 5.3-magnitude natural disaster struck near Channel Islands off the Southern California coast on Thursday, shaking large swaths of SoCal.
Initial readings by the USGS report that the 5.3 magnitude quake struck about 60 miles off the Santa Monica coast near Santa Cruz island.
The Los Angeles Fire Department is now surveying the Los Angeles area for any damages or injuries, Chief Ralph Terrazas said in a Twitter post.
Officials at the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management said they had not yet received any reports of damage from emergency responders.
The location of today's quake off the coast of Mindanao.
"That's part of life in Southern California", Jones said. "We now have no reports of damage or injuries", fire department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said.
The tremor reportedly struck at a depth of 38 miles, about 80 miles east of the island's major city of Davao.
Shortly after the quake, the Los Angeles Fire Department went into natural disaster mode.
Although powerful, no casualties or substantial damage have been reported.
Sara Almeron, a worker at Manhattan Bagel in Woodland Hills, said she felt an quake as she was talking to co-workers.
The 2014 La Habra quake is the most recent temblor of this size, she said.
Ventura County Fire Department Capt. Steve Swindle told KTLA he was at the agency's headquarters in Camarillo when the quake hit and he felt it. They described the temblor as a "strike-slip" event.
"We live in quake country", Kondo said. Stay with ABC7 News for the latest details on this developing story.