A 8.6-magnitude earthquake in the Indian Ocean this spring had a far reaching impact seismologists once considered unlikely, triggering aftershocks off the coasts of Oregon, Baja California, and Southern Mexico.
A 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sunday morning about 65 miles south of San Jose near the Monterey-San Benito County border, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A 3.6-magnitude earthquake rattled the Bay Area for the second time in as many days Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
U.S. officials say a 7.4-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Japan Thursday was not expected to create a tsunami threat in Hawaii or the West Coast.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported another pair of magnitude 3.0 and larger earthquakes struck Wednesday evening near Monterey County, less than a day after a 4.5-magnitude tremor and numerous aftershocks rattled the region.