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3.8 magnitude earthquake reported in Santa Ynez Valley


SANTA YNEZ, Calif. - An earthquake was felt by many in the Santa Ynez Valley and beyond Saturday evening.

The earthquake was first felt around 6: 48 p.m. Its preliminary magnitude was reported to be 4.0 according to the United States Geological Survey, but was later downgraded to 3.8.

The epicenter was located about 3 miles southeast of Santa Ynez.

The earthquake was also reportedly felt by people in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria.

If you felt it, you can let the USGS know by reporting it online.

Article Topic Follows: Santa Barbara - South County

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