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Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near San Fernando

Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near San Fernando

A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Thursday morning’s quake near San Fernando.

(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Thursday morning three miles from San Fernando, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:58 a.m. PST at a depth of 1.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was five miles from Santa Clarita, 13 miles from Burbank and 13 miles from Castaic.

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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