Local

Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of Gilroy

View Comments
(CBS)

(CBS)

EARTHQUAKE CENTER
cropped quake pic Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of GilroyGet Prepared quake map1 Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of GilroyLive Quake Map shake Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of GilroyDid You Feel It? faults Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of GilroyBay Area Fault Map interactive Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of GilroyInteractive Fault Map
status low Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of Gilroy Tsunami Alerts & Maps

SAN BENITO COUNTY (CBS SF) – The latest in a series of small earthquakes has rattled the same area of Northern California Thursday.

A 3.8 magnitude quake shook an area of San Benito County about 24 miles northeast of Soledad and 50 miles east-southeast of Gilroy, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

On early Wednesday morning, a 2.9 earthquake struck in the same region.

August 11, a swarm of small earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 1.4 to 2.9 also struck the area.

More: KPIX Earthquake Page

PREPARING FOR TSUNAMIS: California Harbors Improve Mega Wave Protections
WEST COAST MEGA-QUAKE: Faults Off Coast Greater Risk Than San Andreas
NEW TECH GIVES WARNINGS: 30-Second Warning Before Quakes
TSUNAMI RADIATION: Kelp Holds Clues To Fallout From Japan Quake
RADIATION FEARS: Internet Postings Stoke Concerns

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 56,981 other followers