MALIBU—A small earthquake moved through Leo Carrillo State Beach on August 3. The Southern California Earthquake Data Center (SCEDC) referred to a report from the Southern California Seismic Network that provided the results of an automated message.


According to the Southern California Seismic Network, which is compromised of the U.S. Geological Survey and the Caltech Seismological Laboratory, both located in Pasadena, California, the micro earthquake occurred at 8:13 a.m. Sunday morning with a magnitude of 2.2.


The micro quake was located 4 miles northwest of San Carrillo State Beach; its hypocenter reached and occurred from a depth of 8 miles. The automated report has not yet been reviewed by a seismologist.