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3.4 magnitude earthquake felt near Carpinteria


CARPINTERIA, Calif. – A magnitude 3.4 earthquake startled some residents on the south coast of Santa Barbara County Wednesday night.

The earthquake was first reported around 10:38 p.m. about five miles southeast of Carpinteria.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake was located at a depth of about 6 miles.

Initial reports indicated the earthquake registered at a 3.4 magnitude.

So far there are no reports of any injuries or damage.

According to the USGS incident page, several people reported feeling light shaking during the brief earthquake.

If you felt the tremor you can report it to USGS by clicking here.

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