Last Updated: Thursday, November 20, 2014

Earthquake hits Hollister, California

Update 06:45 UTC
Another magnitude 4.2 hit the same area six minutes later. The later earthquake was stronger and occurred at the depth of 4.1 miles.

Tremors were felt in San Juan Bautista, Hollister, Ridgemark, Elkhorn, Prunedale, Las Lomas, San Jose, Fremont, Modesto, Salinas and Sunnyvale.

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M 3.8 light earthquake shakes California today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 4km (2mi) S of San Juan Bautista. It was 3.9 miles deep.

06:21 UTC (local time 2014-11-19; 22:21 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
4 km (2mi) S of San Juan Bautista, California
12 km (7mi) WSW of Hollister, California
13 km (8mi) ENE of Prunedale, California
18 km (11mi) NE of Salinas, California
196 km (122mi) S of Sacramento, California

Original post: Natural Disasters List November 20, 2014

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