A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was reported late Thursday night at 11:59 p.m. in the northern San Fernando Valley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred one mile from San Fernando, five miles from Santa Clarita, eight miles from Burbank and eight miles from Stevenson Ranch.

In the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

An average of 59 earthquakes with magnitudes between 2.0 and 3.0 occur per year in the greater Los Angeles area, according to a recent three-year data sample.

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By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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