COALINGA (CBS SF) — A 3.6 magnitude earthquake rumbled through the Central Valley near Coalinga Tuesday, jolting local residents but not causing any major damage.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the tremblor struck at 7:44 a.m. with an epicenter located between Coalinga and Huron.READ MORE: Crews Battling Fast-Moving 3-Alarm Fire In Vallejo, Evacuations Underway
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The quake was not widely felt and there was no immediate word of any damage or injuries.
The area was near where the 1983 6.2 magnitude quake rocked the region, causing $10 million in property damage and injuring 94 people.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Fire Destroys 2 Pleasant Hill Homes; Resident Still Missing, Firefighter Suffers Burns
An eight-block downtown commercial area of Coalinga was almost destroyed.