Earthquake near Malibu shakes parts of Los Angeles – NBC Los Angeles

Earthquake near Malibu shakes parts of Los Angeles – NBC Los Angeles

An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred Wednesday morning off the coast of malibushaking large parts of the southern California coast and interior regions as many people slept.

The earthquake was reported at 2 a.m., according to reports from the US Geological Survey. A 3.5 magnitude aftershock followed the initial earthquake at 2:03 a.m.

replicas of magnitude -2.8 and 2.6 were reported at 2:22 a.m. and 2:38 a.m., respectively.

It was centered offshore, about 10 miles south of Malibu and 24 km southwest of Santa Monica, 25 km west of Venice and 26 km west of El Segundo.

It was about 2 miles deep.

tremors were reported in Malibu, Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and other coastal communities, parts of the South Los Angeles Bay and San Fernando Valley, extended parts of LA and other parts of Southern California.

There were no initial reports of injuries or damage, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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The LAFD was in earthquake mode with teams conducting a strategic survey of all 106 neighborhoods and examining key areas of concern, including transportation infrastructure, large gathering places, apartment buildings and power lines. The earthquake mode, which should take less than an hour, will be completed once the survey has been conducted from the ground, air and sea and reports are consolidated.

Malibu officials said there were no signs of damage. All roads remained open, but authorities asked drivers to watch out for rockfall on the canyon roads.

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