Magnitude 3.6 earthquake strikes near Thousand Oaks

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Monday at 7:59 a.m. in Thousand Oaks, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred two miles from Moorpark, three miles from Camarillo, four miles from Simi Valley and seven miles from Oak Park.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

An average of five earthquakes with magnitudes of 3.0 to 4.0 occur each year in the Greater Los Angeles area, according to a recent three-year data sample.

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Light shaking was felt as far away as Long Beach, according to USGS reports. People also reported feeling the jolt in Moorpark, Westlake Village, West Hills, Malibu, Pasadena and other surrounding areas.

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Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones said the nearest mapped fault to the quake is the Simi fault.

No further details were immediately available.