SALINAS (CBS SF) — A minor earthquake shook an area in California’s Coast Range Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Epicenter of earthquake that struck 7.5 miles east of Pinnacles in Monterey County on January 23, 2018. (USGS)

Epicenter of earthquake that struck 7.5 miles east of Pinnacles in Monterey County on January 23, 2018. (USGS)

The 3.5 magnitude quake struck at 12:55 p.m. PST just in the Diablo Range just east of Pinnacles National Forest in San Benito County. It was centered about 17 miles east-northeast of Soledad, where some shaking was felt.

There were reports the quake was felt as far away as Monterey.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

 

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