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Ojai area hit by two small earthquakes

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported two earthquakes near Meiners Oaks early Tuesday morning. A magnitude 1.9 occurred at 2:05 a.m., with a 3.6 following just seconds later. The smaller quake was centered about 2 miles northwest of Meiners Oaks, at a depth of 7.1 miles; the second was also centered about 2 miles northwest of Meiners Oaks, at a depth of 8.3 miles.

The epicenter of the second quake was, according to the USGS, was less than 800 yards from Matilija Dam.

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