A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck at 4:59 p.m. PDT Sunday in Beverly Hills, Calif., where the Council of Institutional Investors is meeting. It was reported to be the largest quake in Southern California since 1994. Damage was minor, and no one at the conference was injured.
"It felt like a truck going through. I thought it was either an earthquake or a bomb Ive been through both, said Jack Horner, senior vice president, Prudential Investment Management.
"I feel cheated I missed it, said John Krimmel, chief investment officer at the $11 billion Illinois State Universities Retirement System, Champaign, who was in the shower when the quake hit.