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Published:March 17th, 2014 13:48 EST

Earthquake Hits Los Angeles Area: KTLA Anchors Dive for Cover! Video!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling residents from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach.


The quake`s magnitude was 4.4 and it was centered 15 miles west-northwest of the downtown civic center, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Los Angeles police and fire officials said there were no immediate reports of damage."


Let me preface my remarks by revealing that I survived the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, at the time I was living in Oakland, less than a mile from the collapsed Nimitz freeway.

So yes I have every right in the world to judge these cowarldy anchors who dove for cover live on the air when a relatively mild 4.4 earthquake hit Southern California this morning.

KTLA anchor Chris Schuable`s eyes popped out of his head when the studio started to shake. A second later, both he and his co-anchor dove for cover.

KTLA should fire these drama queens immediately; they are an embarrassment to their profession.

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