Small Quake Shakes Portions Of Ventura And Los Angeles Counties Friday Aftenoon

Friday February 09, 2024

     Update--The USGS is reporting a small earthquake that struck early Friday afternoon that was felt in portions of Ventura and Los Angeles counties.

     It struck at 1:47 PM approximately 7 miles northwest of Malibu.

     The initial magnitude was given as 4.7 then adjusted to 4.5 and finally 4.6 with more than 30 aftershocks over four hours with the strongest 3.1 and 3.0 magnitude.

     The quake was felt over a wide area of Southern California.

     No initial reports of any significant damage or injuries.

     NO tsunami threat.

     For official quake info  https://scedc.caltech.edu/recent/Quakes/quakes0.html