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Swarm of earthquakes rocks much of Southern California, including Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties

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A swarm of early morning quakes rocked much of Southern California early Wednesday morning. This map shows some of the places where the largest one, a magnitude 4.2, was felt.

Quakes centered in the ocean south of Malibu; Magnitude 4.2 occurs at 2:01 a.m. followed by 3.5 at 2:03 a.m., and a 2.8 at 2:22 a.m.

Maybe they woke you up! A swarm of small earthquakes rocked much of Southern California early Wednesday morning.

A magnitude 4.2 quake occurred at 2:01 a.m. It was centered in the Pacific Ocean 10 miles south of Malibu. It was followed by a magnitude 3.5 quake at 2:03 a.m. and a 2.8 at 2:22 a.m.

The 4.2 was felt from Santa Barbara to San Diego, but most of the reports are from Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. There's no word of any injuries or damage.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.