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4.1 M Earthquake hits near Malibu

MALIBU, Calif. - A magnitude-4.1 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean tonight, 30 miles south-southwest of Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake struck at 10:14 p.m. and was felt in West Los Angeles, Marina Del Rey, Santa Monica and Malibu.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, said Sgt. Fray Lupian of the sheriff's Malibu/Lost Hills Station.

``This is the first I'm hearing of it,'' Lupian said when contacted shortly after the earthquake.

   The Los Angeles Fire Department also received no reports of injuries or damage, the department's Matt Spence said.

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