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Small earthquake shakes Southern California

A small earthquake in Southern California has rocked an area of Ventura County near Port Hueneme, about 66 miles (106 kilometers) west of Los Angeles.

world Updated: May 15, 2010 09:34 IST

A small earthquake in Southern California has rocked an area of Ventura County near Port Hueneme, about 66 miles (106 kilometers) west of Los Angeles.

A preliminary report from the US Geological Survey says the 3.9-magnitude quake hit at 8:19 p.m. (0319 GMT) Friday nine miles east-southeast of Port Hueneme.

A KCAL-TV reporter in Ventura County told the station she felt a quick jolt.

There are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.