Ventura earthquakes: 5 separate temblors hit area within 3 hours

VENTURA, Calif. (KABC) -- An apparent earthquake swarm rattled the Ventura area Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Five different quakes hit the area between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m.

The largest temblor - a 3.6 magnitude about 4 miles west of Ventura - struck around 5:29 a.m.

A 3.5-magnitude quake hit around 4:10 a.m., along with a 2.9 temblor at 5:29 a.m., which was followed by a 3.2 at 5:37 a.m. and a 2.5 at 6:54 a.m.

Similar shaking was recorded in the Ventura area Thursday, with 3.4 quake and 3.3-magnitude temblors.

Seismologist and earthquake expert Dr. Lucy Jones said in a tweet that all of the earthquakes are considered normal.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries or damage in any of the quakes.
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