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South Coast Jolted by 4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Near Ojai

magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Ojai early Saturday, and the jolt was felt along Santa Barbara County’s South Coast.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake occurred at 12:42 a.m., and the epicenter was located about 11 miles east northeast from Ojai at a depth of 12 miles below the earth’s surface. 

Earlier, at 11:27 p.m. Friday, a magnitude 3.3 earthquake was recorded in the same vicinity, but at a depth of 10 miles.

Both locations are about 37 miles from Santa Barbara.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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