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Earthquake: 2.7 quake strikes near Universal City, California

Earthquake: 2.7 quake strikes near Universal City, California
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Thursday evening's quake near Universal City, California. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 2.7 earthquake was reported Thursday evening six miles from Universal City, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:17 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was six miles from Beverly Hills, California, eight miles from West Hollywood, California and eight miles from San Fernando, California.

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In the past ten days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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