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Earthquake: 2.6 quake strikes near Malibu

A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Friday morning's quake near Malibu.

A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Friday morning’s quake near Malibu.

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A shallow magnitude 2.6 earthquake was reported Friday morning six miles from Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:11 a.m. PDT at a depth of 9.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Thousand Oaks, nine miles from Agoura Hills, and 11 miles from Agoura.

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

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

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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