• A magnitude 4.0 eartquake was centered in the Pacific Ocean 19 miles south of Oxnard in Ventura County, 15 miles south west of Naval Base Ventura County at Point Mogu and 15 miles south of Port Hueneme, a city 60 miles away from downtown Los Angeles
  • The quake caused a slight shaking in Los Angeles, Ventura County and San Fernando Bay on Thursday
  • No damages were reported
  • The quake was felt after thte magnitude 3.9 earthquake that shook San Jose

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake slightly shook areas of Los Angeles county and nearby cities on Thursday.

The quake hit around 2:13 A.M. about 19 miles south of Oxnard, Ventura County and about 15 miles south west of Naval Base Ventura County at Point Mogu, Los Angeles Times reported.

According to CNN, the US Geological survey said that the quake was centered in the Pacific Ocean about 15 miles south of Port Hueneme which was located about 60 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.

Ventura County, San Fernando Valley and the South Bay areas of Los Angeles felt weak shaking.

No damages have been reported.

The earthquake happened at a depth of 6.2 miles and was felt after another magnitude 3.9 earthquake shook San Jose.

Three earthquakes with a magnitude of 3.0 and greater were reported to have occurred within the past 10 days and were centered near the epicentre of the most recent 4.0 quake located off the coast of Ventura County.

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