Earthquake: Magnitude 3.2 quake strikes near Stevenson Ranch

Map showing epicenter of earthquake
An earthquake was reported Monday morning one mile from Stevenson Ranch.
(U.S. Geological Survey)

A magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Monday at 8:41 a.m. one mile from Stevenson Ranch, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred four miles from Santa Clarita, four miles from Castaic, six miles from Simi Valley and six miles from Los Angeles.

In the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.


An average of five earthquakes with magnitudes between 3.0 and 4.0 occur per year in the greater Los Angeles area, according to a recent three-year data sample.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.7 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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