Magnitude 3.4 earthquake strikes near San Fernando

A magnitude-3.4 earthquake occurred near San Fernando Thursday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The small temblor struck at 2:58 a.m. at a depth of about 1.3 miles.

Its epicenter 3 miles north-northwest of San Fernando and 5 miles southeast of Santa Clarita, according to a USGS computer-generated report.

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