Dust rolls off cliffs along Santa Cruz Island amid quake near Channel Islands

SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, Calif. (KABC) -- Video and photos show dust rolling off the cliffs along Santa Cruz Island when the 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck near the area.

The Ventura County Fire Department posted photos on Twitter of the dusty cliffs when the temblor struck near Channel Islands on Thursday.

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Three eagle chicks were rattled in their treetop nest on the Channel Islands Thursday after a 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast.

A camera also captured three startled eagle chicks who were rattled in their treetop nest on the Channel Islands when the quake struck.

At the time of the temblor, more than 200 hikers, tourists and campers were enjoying the scenery. But no one came home early by boat and there were no serious injuries or damage reported.

The quake struck around 12:29 p.m. PT around 39 miles southwest of Oxnard, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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