Earthquake centered near Malibu rocks the Tri-Counties, as well as much of Southern California
Magnitude 4.6 quake followed by three smaller temblors in less than five minutes.
Maybe you felt it! A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rocked the Tri-Counties Friday afternoon.
The epicenter of the 1:47 p.m. quake was about seven miles northwest of Malibu. There are no reports of damage. But, people reported feeling it in the Santa Barbara area, Bakersfield, and even San Diego.
There were three aftershocks in the following five minutes. A magnitude 2.7 quake occurred at 1:49, a 3.0 at 1:50, and a 2.6 at 1:51. They weren't as widely felt.
They were followed by a string of smaller quakes.
It's the biggest earthquake in the region since a magnitude 5.1 occurred in August. It was centered outside of Ojai.