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Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Northridge

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Sherwood Forest, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday morning’s quake in Sherwood Forest, Calif.
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A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday morning in Sherwood Forest, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:52 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.8 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was one mile from North Hills, one mile from Northridge and four miles from Van Nuys.

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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