Environment & Science

Small undersea quake jiggles coast west of Malibu


A minor undersea earthquake has jiggled a small stretch of the Southern California coast in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.3 temblor occurred just before 7:20 a.m. Thursday.

The epicenter was 10 miles west of Malibu and 13 miles southeast of Camarillo.

Citizen reports on the USGS web site characterized it as weak or light.