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  • A magnitude-3.6 earthquake hit Los Angeles late Monday. Experts said it was unlikely to cause any serious damage.

    The quake struck nearly 4 miles northwest of Westwood at 11.20 p.m. local time. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

    “We get these size earthquakes fairly frequently. Any severe damage would be pretty unlikely,” said U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Zachary Reeves, according to the Los Angeles Times.

  • A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck the central Mexican state of Puebla on Tuesday afternoon, the US Geological Survey said. 

    Preliminary reports put the epicenter 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) east-northeast of San Juan Raboso and 34.1 miles (55 km) south-southwest of the city of Puebla, according to the USGS. 
     
    It was felt in the center of Mexico City, which is only about 75 miles (121 km) from the epicenter.