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Earthquake near Santa Clarita upgraded to magnitude 4.3

September 01, 2011|By Jason Wells, jason.wells@latimes.com

Seismologists have upgraded the earthquake that hit near Santa Clarita today to a magnitude 4.3.

The temblor was logged five miles southeast of Santa Clarita at 1:47 p.m. today, according to the US Geological Survey.

Mild tremors were felt in downtown Glendale, and there were no immediate reports of damage.

The quake hit at a depth of about one-tenth of a mile, according to the earthquake tracking center.

More than 100 people notified the center's online website that they felt the quake.

RELATED: No major damage reported in L.A. area

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