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City of Malibu Emergency Services
Thursday January 17th, 2019 :: 12:57 a.m. PST


Weak magnitude earthquake occurs in western Malibu

According to the US Geological Survey, a 2.8 magnitude earthquake occurred at approximately 12:35 AM PST in the area of Trancas Canyon. No damage has been reported at this time. City Public Works crew is en route to assess the area.

Residents should continue to maintain situational awareness and exercise caution in areas prone to mud and debris flow. 

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City of Malibu Emergency Services
23825 Stuart Ranch Rd
Malibu, CA 90265

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 310-456-2489

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