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Earthquake: 2.6 quake strikes near Malibu

Earthquake: 2.6 quake strikes near Malibu Beach, Calif.
A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Saturday morning’s quake near Malibu.
(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 2.6 earthquake was reported Saturday morning three miles from Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:30 a.m. PST at a depth of 6.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was about 11 miles from Agoura Hills.

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.

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