A magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck with a sharp thud early Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake occurred at 1:34 a.m. and was centered in the Santa Ynez Mountains 7½ miles northeast of Carpinteria. The depth was placed at a little more than a half-mile below the earth’s surface.
The earthquake was felt as far west as Montecito and Santa Barbara’s Riviera and Upper Eastside neighborhoods.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a warning or alert in the wake of the quake.
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