Series Of Small Quakes Rocks Part Of Channel Islands

May 1, 2018

An isolated part of the Channel Islands was rocked by a series of small earthquakes Tuesday.

Three quakes all registering between magnitude three and four hit early Tuesday morning, all centered about six miles southwest of San Clemente Island. That’s about 110 miles southeast of Ventura.

There was a 3.7 at 4:22 a.m., followed by a 3.4 at 4:53 a.m. The third quake, a magnitude 3.3, happened at 5:53 a.m. No damage was reported.