Watch: Earthquake strikes during live news broadcast

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It was the shock heard 'round the Internet.

As a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Los Angeles area around 6:25 a.m. Monday, the morning show crew at news station KTLA took cover during a live newscast.

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News anchor Chris Schauble's expression quickly went viral as he and co-anchor Megan Henderson jumped under their desks with the cameras rolling.

"Earthquake! We're having an earthquake," Schauble said, his face frozen in a deer-in-headlights look. After the shaking stopped, both anchors emerged from under the desk to carry on with live coverage.