3.0-magnitude offshore earthquake rattles Malibu and Calabasas, USGS says

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Monday, May 31, 2021
3.0-magnitude offshore quake rattles Malibu area, USGS says
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A preliminary-magnitude 3.0 earthquake, centered miles offshore, rattled the Malibu and Calabasas areas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

MALIBU, Calif. (KABC) -- A preliminary-magnitude 3.0 earthquake rattled the Malibu and Calabasas areas on Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake, whose epicenter was located offshore, struck at 7:03 a.m. and was centered about 13 miles west-southwest of Santa Monica, the USGS said.

"Really rocked our house," Veronique A. de Turenne said on Twitter, where her handle is @HereInMalibu.

Los Angeles resident and Twitter user @baebaespice described the magnitude 3.0 quake as "cute."

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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