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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Val Verde, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Val Verde, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Monday afternoon's quake near Val Verde, Calif.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon six miles from Val Verde, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:11 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 9.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was six miles from Castaic, 12 miles from Fillmore and 13 miles from Santa Clarita.

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In the last 10 days, there have been no 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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