A magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported Thursday morning at 4:29 a.m. Pacific time in San Fernando, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake occurred less than a mile from Los Angeles, four miles from Santa Clarita, seven miles from Burbank and eight miles from Stevenson Ranch.
In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.
An average of five earthquakes with magnitudes between 4.0 and 5.0 occur per year in the greater Los Angeles area, according to a recent three year data sample.
The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.6 miles.
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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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