Did you feel it? Magnitude 3.3 earthquake strikes off Malibu Coast


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Residents in Malibu got an extra jolt to get out of bed this morning after a 3.3-magnitude quake struck just off the coast. People reported feeling the shaking in parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties just after 7:15 a.m..

No significant damage has been reported. 

The USGS says the epicenter for the quake was located just twelve miles west of Malibu, at a depth of 9.3 miles. 

Malibu has been an active region for seismic activity. A magnitude-5.2 struck the same area on New Year's Day in 1979, and again in 1989 when a 5.0 quake caused minor damage.

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