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Southern California Shaken By Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake As Hurricane Hilary Approaches !

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Southern California experienced a preliminary magnitude 5.1 earthquake on Sunday afternoon while residents were getting ready for Tropical Storm Hilary.

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The earthquake was 80 miles northwest of Los Angeles at 2:41 p.m. local time and was centered around four miles southeast of Ojai, California.

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Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties were among the many places where the earthquake was felt. No damage or injuries have been reported as of now.

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It is not thought that Tropical Storm Hilary, which is now headed toward Mexico, is connected to the earthquake. However, constant fear still persists among people.

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Southern California is under a yellow alert from the USGS, which indicates a small risk of significant shaking. Hence, residents are urged to be cautious about aftershocks.

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The recent series of tremors that have shook Southern California included A magnitude-6.4 earthquake that occurred in July near Ridgecrest left extensive damage in its wake.

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Earthquakes are a common occurrence in the area because it is situated in a seismically active area. However, residents may contribute to maintaining safety by taking precautions and remaining informed.

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