Earthquake: Magnitude 3.6 quake rattles Thousand Oaks

A map shows the location of an earthquake in California.
A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was recorded at 7:59 a.m. in Thousand Oaks, according to the USGS.

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Monday at 7:59 a.m. in Thousand Oaks, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred two miles from Moorpark, three miles from Camarillo, four miles from Simi Valley and seven miles from Oak Park.

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


An average of five earthquakes with magnitudes of 3.0 to 4.0 occur each year in the Greater Los Angeles area, according to a recent three-year data sample.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.5 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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