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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Isla Vista

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Isla Vista
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Wednesday morning's quake near Isla Vista, Calif.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning 30 miles from Isla Vista, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:47 a.m. PDT at a depth of 8.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 32 miles from Goleta, 33 miles from Santa Barbara and 37 miles from Carpinteria.

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In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm.

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