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Did You Feel It? Quake Shakes Marina del Rey Area Overnight

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Did you wake up with a jolt at 3:18 this morning? If so, the culprit might be a 3.7 magnitude earthquake that struck 2 miles from Marina del Rey at that time Wednesday.

The quake was described as "short" and "sharp" by City News Service.

There have been no reports of damage or injuries.

“We received no calls,” said Tommy Moore, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, according to the L.A. Times. “I think everybody was sound asleep -- at least if they didn’t live in Anaheim," added Moore, referencing the protests between residents and police.

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A second quake, a 2.4, hit at 5:27 a.m.

A few people took to Twitter to relay their quake experience:

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