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3.9-magnitude quake wakes up Los Angeles area, seismologists say

Posted on AllSides August 22nd, 2023

A 3.9-magnitude earthquake woke up the Los Angeles area in California on Tuesday, Aug. 22, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The tremor hit near Ojai, about 100 miles northwest of Los Angeles, where a 5.1-magnitude temblor dubbed a “hurriquake” hit Aug. 20. The 6-mile deep quake hit 5 miles south of Ojai at 4:39 a.m., according to the USGS. More than 300 people from as far away as Chino and Palo Alto reported feeling the tremor to the agency. “Ojai needs to chill with these earthquakes,” read one post on...

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