USGS map of the Chatsworth quake


USGS map of the Chatsworth quake

Chatsworth-based Quake Shakes SB

No Damage Reported From 4.6-magnitude Rattler

The harmless fringe of an earthquake rattled the homes of sleeping Santa Barbara, Camarillo and Ventura residents around 1 a.m. this morning. The epicenter of the quake was recorded as having a 4.6 magnitude and it originated 4.7 miles beneath the surface, but caused no major damage. It hit a three miles northwest of Chatsworth, in the San Fernando Valley.

The last quake of record to be felt in the City of Santa Barbara occurred on June 28.

Brian Doose is an Independent intern.

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