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USGS: 4.0-magnitude earthquake strikes Port Hueneme in Southern California

Posted at 6:49 AM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 09:49:37-05

PORT HUENEME, Calif. (KABC) -- A preliminary-magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck Port Hueneme on Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the 2:13 a.m. quake was located nearly 15.5 miles south of Port Hueneme, the USGS said. Its depth was measured at 6.2 miles.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage.

Tarzana resident Lynn Perez reported being woken up by the temblor.

People from West Hollywood, South Gate, and Marina del Rey said it felt like one quick jolt.

*Original story by ABC7.