The Dodgers' game Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants will be played as scheduled despite a magnitude 5.4 earthquake that hit the Los Angeles area this afternoon.
The team said in a statement that there was some shaking of Dodger Stadium during the earthquake, but checks showed no damage to the park.
The jolt was felt from Los Angeles to San Diego, and slightly in
The 2:42 p.m. ET quake was initially estimated at 5.8 but was
revised downward to magnitude 5.4 by seismologist Kate Hutton of
the U.S. Geological Survey office in Pasadena. More than one dozen
aftershocks quickly followed. The largest were magnitude 3.8.
The quake was centered 29 miles east-southeast of downtown Los
Angeles near the San Bernardino County city of Chino Hills.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.