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Small Earthquake Shakes Hollywood Saturday Morning

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If a small shake woke you up this morning, you weren’t imagining things. A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake hit near Hollywood Saturday morning.The small temblor happened at 10:13 a.m. two miles from Hollywood, three miles from Los Angeles and four miles from West Hollywood and Glendale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It happened at a depth of five miles and was the 3rd 3.0 or greater earthquake in the area over the past 10 days, according to the LA Times.

People on Twitter either said they felt it, or lamented sleeping through it.

Pretty small potatoes, but we can’t help but think of the nearly 1,500 buildings that could topple over next time there’s a big one. Yikes.