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Los Angeles Earthquake Today 2013 Strikes Southern California

Los Angeles Earthquake Today 2013 Strikes Southern California


LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A light Los Angeles earthquake today 2013 struck Southern California. The Los Angeles earthquake today August 21, 2013 began overnight and struck the San Fernando Valley near Burbank. No reports of injuries have yet to be indicated by local news.

Officials tell news that a 2.6 magnitude Los Angeles earthquake started today at 1:39 am PST. The quake had virtually no depth. USGS indicates to news that the quake started only five miles below ground level. As a result the quake was felt across the immediate vicinity.

USGS indicates to news that the quake started two miles northeast of San Fernando city. The quake was nine miles southeast of Santa Clarita and ten miles northwest of Burbank. The quake also started eleven miles west of Montrose. It was also centered north of downtown Los Angeles.

Most Los Angeles earthquakes this year have been along the coast. For example in January one quake struck Malibu. The quake, however, had no depth. USGS indicated to news that the quake began only seven miles west of Malibu. The quake was the same distance from Westlake Village and only nine miles from Thousand Oaks. Officials told news at the time that the quake was also thirty-seven miles west of downtown LA.

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