No damage reported from 4.6 quake near Santa Barbara

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There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries after a magnitude-4.6 earthquake shook the Santa Barbara coast Wednesday morning, officials said.

earthquakeThe temblor struck at 7:38 a.m. about three miles west of Isla Vista, the U.S. Geological Surveyreported. Initial reports indicated that the quake had a magnitude of 4.9, but that was later adjusted to 4.6.

Two magnitude-2.6 aftershocks — one in the same spot at 7:50 a.m. and another a mile west at 8:38 a.m. — were also recorded, the USGS website reported.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department, Office of Emergency Management and Fire Department said they had no initial reports of injuries or damage.


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