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

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