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Magnitude 3.3 earthquake jolts Orcutt according to USGS

Posted at 10:46 AM, Dec 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-23 15:30:09-05

There was a magnitude 3.3 earthquake in Orcutt Sunday morning around 10:04 a.m. according to the United States Geological Survey.

Photo Courtesy: United States Geological Survey

According to USGS the earthquake was near Pine Canyon south of the Clark Ave. exit off Highway 101.

USGS said the earthquake was just 0.1 mile underneath the surface.

Photo Courtesy: United States Geological Survey

An intensity map on the USGS website said the areas that were most likely to feel the earthquake were Orcutt, Santa Maria and Nipomo.

For more information about the earthquake from the USGS click here.

No reports of injuries or damages.

The earthquake comes 15 years and one day after the San Simeon earthquake in 2003 that killed two Paso Robles women. The San Simeon earthquake was on Dec. 22, 2003 and struck at 11:15 a.m.

The two women were killed due to a collapsed building in Paso Robles, a city that was greatly affected by the quake.

This is a developing story, we will update this story with more information as soon as we get it.