4.1 Quake Strikes Off SoCal Coast
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
A magnitude-4.1 earthquake has struck the Channel Islands region about 70 miles off the Southern California coast.
A U.S. Geological Survey computer generated report says Tuesday's 6:19 a.m. quake was centered four miles southeast of San Nicolas Island.
The 23-square-mile island, which is owned by the Navy and used as a weapons testing area, is about 70 miles south-southwest of Oxnard and is part of Ventura County.
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