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MAGNITUDE-4.6 MALIBU EARTHQUAKE SHAKES SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FROM COAST TO INLAND AREAS




On Friday, a magnitude-4.6 earthquake struck northwest of Malibu, resulting in widespread shaking felt from the coast to inland areas of Southern California. The quake occurred shortly before 2 p.m., approximately 7 miles northwest of Malibu in the Santa Monica Mountains. Following the main tremor, more than a dozen aftershocks were in the same area, with the largest registering magnitudes of 3.0 and 2.7 within an hour of the initial event.

The shaking from the magnitude-4.6 earthquake was felt throughout the greater Los Angeles area, potentially affecting as many as 12 million people. The tremors were reported from the LA, Orange, and Ventura county coasts, including areas such as the South Bay and Long Beach, extending to inland regions like the San Fernando Valley, downtown LA, Riverside, Irvine, and Anaheim. Additionally, some weak to light shaking was also felt in parts of north San Diego County.

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