Light earthquake shakes Ventura, California- USGS says

M 3.7 light earthquake shakes Southern California today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was 5 km NNW from Meiners Oaks and 23 km N from Ventura. It was 7.1 miles deep.

Following epicenter location and depth, it will have well felt by the people of Ventura, Carpinteria, Ojai, Oxnard and Santa Paula.
Did you feel this Ventura quake? Feel free to add your experience with this earthquake in the comment section below.  

Ventura is located northwest of Los Angeles on the California coast and has population approx. 106,433 (2010).

09:06 UTC (local time Tuesday, May 07, 2013 at 02:06 AM @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
5 km NNW from Meiners Oaks, CA
7 km N from Mira Monte, CA
7 km NW from Ojai, CA
23 km N from Ventura, CA
108 km WNW from Los Angeles Civic Center, CA

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 7, 2013


  1. I suddenly woke up!

  2. Just so happened to be laying in bed and woken up by the sound of a passing train. I thought it was strange that my bed was slightly shaking when it never had due to a train


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