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Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Rattles Parts Of Ventura, Los Angeles Counties


A small earthquake rattled parts of Southern California Friday afternoon.

The magnitude 3.0 quake hit at 12:51 p.m., and was centered about three kilometers east of Simi Valley.  No injuries or damage was reported.  In Thousand Oaks, some say the quake felt like a sharp jolt which lasted five to seven seconds.  It was originally reported as a magnitude 3.2 quake, but was later downgraded to a 3.0.

There have been reports of people in Simi Valley, the Conejo Valley, the San Fernando Valley and Santa Clarita feeling the temblor.