Two earthquakes jolt the San Fernando Valley

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Samantha Bravo, Assistant Campus Editor

Two earthquakes rattled Chatsworth, California 12 hours apart from each other. The first one occurred at 3:19 a.m. at a 3.3 magnitude and the second one occurred at 2:45 p.m. at a 3.2 magnitude.

Both earthquakes were considered minor and no injuries or damages were reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenters were in Chatsworth, but the earthquakes were felt throughout the San Fernando Valley area.

The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program provided the data on today’s earthquakes.

The USGS is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program led by the National Institute of Standard and Technology.

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