Small earthquake rattles California coast near Santa Barbara

A small earthquake has rattled parts of the Southern California coast.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.6 quake hit just before 11 a.m. Sunday about 3 miles east of Santa Barbara.

A sheriff's dispatcher says there are no immediate reports of or injury.

The 's website had hundreds of reports of people feeling the shaking nearly 60 miles to the north in Lompoc and as far south as Los Angeles County.


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