Angelinos Capture Earthquake With Selfies

By Jaime Lutz

Mar 29, 2014 12:48pm
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Melissa Garcia posted this selfie on Twitter during the Los Angeles earthquake, March 28, 2014. (Melissa Garcia)

They’re like any other selfie – just blurrier.

During the magnitude-5.1 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks that hit Los Angeles Friday night, hundreds of people turned their phones on themselves, commemorating a moment when the world literally moved beneath their feet by way of a photograph of their own face.

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Felix Barrera shared this selfie during the earthquake in Los Angeles, Calif., March 28, 2014. (Felix Barrera)

Some appeared to have shaken a bit more than others.

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Jocelyn Arreola shared this selfie during the earthquake in Los Angeles, Calif., March 28, 2014. (Jocelyn Arreola)

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@__Phillupmycup posted this selfie on Twitter during the earthquake in Los Angeles, Calif., March 28, 2014. (@__Phillupmycup)

While others seemed to excitedly capture the moment.

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Katie Mack shared this selfie during the earthquake in Los Angeles, Calif., March 28, 2014. (Katie Mack)

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Vic Reb shared this selfie during the earthquake in Los Angeles, Calif., March 28, 2014. (Vic Reb)

There have been no reports of injuries from the quake.

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