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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Malibu

March 30, 2012 |  7:23 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Friday evening three miles from Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:15 p.m.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Westlake Village, 10 miles from Agoura Hills, 12 miles from Thousand Oaks and 34 miles from the Los Angeles Civic Center.

In the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

Read more about California earthquakes on L.A. Now.

— Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps