2 earthquakes, one a magnitude 4.1, shake Santa Barbara area

SANTA BARBARA (KRON) — At least two earthquakes shook the Santa Barbara area on Tuesday night, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The first quake, a magnitude 4.1, hit about 13 kilometers (8 miles) west of Isla Vista at around 9:42 p.m. It had a depth of 2.6 kilometers (1.62 miles).

About 1 minute later, a 3.1 earthquake struck the region.

That one was 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) west-northwest of Isla Vista and had a depth of 6.1 kilometers (3.8 miles).

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