The Loop is reporting today that Apple has just announced a media event for September 12 in San Francisco. The event will take place at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts at 10:00 am Pacific Time.

It’s been widely speculated (including here) that September 12 is the day that Apple announces the new iPhone 5. The invitation that Apple sent out to the press seems to tease at this. We’ll keep you posted here.