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Earthquake: 2.5 quake strikes near Val Verde

A shallow magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported Monday evening five miles from Val Verde, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:25 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 6 miles from Santa Clarita, 8 miles from Castaic and 9 miles from Simi Valley.

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In the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes 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.

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