4.2-magnitude earthquake, two aftershocks hit Malibu area

A preliminary 4.2-magnitude earthquake and at least two aftershocks hit the California coast at Malibu early Wednesday morning.

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There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center said it would not issue a tsunami warning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the original earthquake hit about 10 miles south of Malibu Beach and 15 miles southwest of Santa Monica at 2 a.m. PST.

According to USGS, it was recorded at a depth of 9.2 miles underground.

Moments after the first quake, a preliminary 3.5-magnitude aftershock hit 10 miles south of Malibu Beach. The depth of the second earthquake was reported at about 8 miles.

Another aftershock hit 22 minutes after the original earthquake and registered a preliminary 2.9 magnitude.

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