Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012

Earthquake near Santa Clarita, California: Widely felt across Los Angeles

Disaster Report: M 3.9 light earthquake shakes Greater Los Angeles Area, California, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. .
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CeeCee Johnson from Los Angeles writes:

"Just now at 8:25 am 10/28/12, a 1 second rumble shook me on the couch and rattled some glass on top of my refrigerator."

Following felt report received by USGS, weak shaking of MMI II-III was felt across Los Angeles. Tremor was well felt in Acton, Simi Valley, Valley Village, Studio City, North Hollywood, Burbank, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Panorama City, Canyon Country, Stevenson Ranch, Valencia, Granada Hills, Sylmar, Porter Ranch, Northridge, Newhall and West Hollywood.

M 3.9 light earthquake shakes Greater Los Angeles Area, California today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was locate 8 km SSE from Santa Clarita.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
15:24 UTC (local time Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 08:24:23 AM at epicenter )

Epicenter location

7 km (4 miles) ESE from Newhall, CA
8 km (5 miles) NNW from San Fernando, CA
8 km (5 miles) NNW from Pacoima, CA
8 km (5 miles) SSE from Santa Clarita, CA
39 km (24 miles) NNW from Los Angeles Civic Center, CA

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