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3.3 magnitude earthquake strikes near Santa Barbara

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Posted at 3:17 PM, May 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-26 18:17:38-04

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake registered just off the coast of Santa Barbara on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the USGS, the quake was recorded at 2:12 p.m., about six miles south of the city of Santa Barbara.

Most of those who reported feeling the quake to the USGS described the shaking as weak to light.