Last Updated: Sunday, January 4, 2015

Moderate earthquake today in Castaic, California


M 4.5 moderate earthquake shakes Castaic, California today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 14km N of Castaic. It was 5.5 miles deep.

A 3.0-magnitude earthquake occurred about 10 minutes before the larger quake hit, the USGS said. No damage or injuries have been reported from Castaic earthquake today.

03:18 UTC (local time 2015-01-03; 19:18 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
14 km (9mi) N of Castaic, California
26 km (16mi) NNW of Santa Clarita, California
36 km (22mi) NE of Fillmore, California
37 km (23mi) W of Quartz Hill, California
508 km (316mi) SSE of Sacramento, California


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