MENLO PARK (CBS SF) — Two shallow earthquakes were reported Saturday morning 22 miles from Rancho Tehama Reserve in the eastern Coast Range west of Orland, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The first temblor with a magnitude of 3.4 struck at 6:11 a.m at a depth of 2.5 miles.READ MORE: Officers Rescue Injured Hawk 'Eddy' In San Francisco's Tenderloin District
That earthquake was followed 14 minutes later by a magnitude 3.3. quake at the same location.
The epicenter for both events is 36 miles from Red Bluff and 51 miles from Ukiah.
A magnitude 2.9 quake centered in the same area struck Thursday night.READ MORE: CHP: Police Activity Closes Westbound I-80 on Carquinez Bridge
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Strong earthquakes with an epicenter off the coast can trigger tsunamis, depending on the size and type of the fault movement. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tracks earthquake data for the West Coast.
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