Earthquake: 2.4 quake strikes near Santa Clarita, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 2.4 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning about one mile from Santa Clarita, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:39 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Castaic,  nine miles from San Fernando and 12 miles from West Hills.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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2:10 a.m.: This article was updated to reflect USGS's new info.

This article was originally posted at 1:57 a.m. 

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