3.0-magnitude quake strikes off Malibu coast

A 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning off the coast of Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 

USGS says the quake was reported at 7:03 a.m. 

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The epicenter was about eight miles south of Malibu and had a recorded depth of about six miles.

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There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. While there are many variables involved, geologists say damage does not usually occur until the earthquake magnitude reaches somewhere above 4 or 5.

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USGS provides information about earthquakes by state and preparedness information, including helpful information for those in California.

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