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Earthquake Shakes Newhall Area Early Friday

The quake occurred at 3:39 a.m., southeast of Newhall

By Jonathan Lloyd
|  Friday, Nov 9, 2012  |  Updated 7:22 AM PDT
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Earthquake Shakes Newhall Area Early Friday

A shallow magnitude-3.2 earthquake was reported early Friday that caused shaking in the Santa  Clarita and San Fernando valleys.

The quake occurred at 3:39 a.m. Its epicenter was four miles southeast of Newhall, four miles north-northwest of San Fernando and five miles north-northwest of Pacoima, according to a computer-generated report from  the U.S. Geological Survey. 

NBC LA Facebook page visitors reported shaking in Castaic, West Hills, Northridge and Simi Vallley.

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