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3.7 Earthquake Hits Compton, Hours After Worldwide Earthquake Drill

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Compton, CA– At 12:19 a.m, a 3.7 earthquake was reported in Compton, just hours after millions of people participated “The Great Shakeout,” a worldwide earthquake drill.

Luckily, there were no reports of injury or damage. According to NBC Los Angeles:

“The earthquake, which was deep under the surface at 15 miles, appears to have been near, but not on the Newport-Inglewood fault, according to seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones.  The fault runs near the communities of Culver City, Gardena, Compton, Signal Hill, Long Beach and coastal Orange County communities. It then extends offshore.”

Read More: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-18/earthquake-3-7-quake-hits-in-compton-calif

Slauson Girl is a South Central native who has a love for journalism, history and all things Hip-Hop. She holds a B.A in Critical Race & Gender Theory & a Minor in Journalism. Follow Me on IG @Slausongirl

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  1. We didn’t feel anything on the east side . Big up Slauson girl ???? God Bless yu in your movement. ??

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