Ventura County was hit by a series of small earthquakes, the largest measuring 3.6 magnitude that occurred at 5:29 a.m. Friday.
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The earthquake occurred two miles from Oxnard, Calif., seven miles from Port Hueneme, Calif., 11 miles from Camarillo, Calif. and 12 miles from Carpinteria, Calif.
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The 3.6 earthquake was preceded by quakes of 2.9 and 3.5 magnitude earlier this morning and followed by a 3.2 at 5:37 a.m. Yesterday morning, a 3.4 magnitude shook the area . The largest quakes were felt in Ventura and parts of Santa Barbara counties.
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In the past 10 days, there have been three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.
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The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.0 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.
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