Earthquake: Magnitude three.2 quake hits close to Prunedale, Calif.



A magnitude three.2 earthquake was reported Sunday morning at 11:05 a.m. Pacific time one mile from Prunedale, Calif., in keeping with the U.S. Geological Survey.

The Northern California earthquake occurred seven miles from Hollister, eight miles from Salinas, eight miles from Gilroy and 10 miles from Watsonville.

Within the final 10 days, there was one earthquake of magnitude three.zero or larger centered close by.

A median of 234 earthquakes with magnitudes between three.zero and four.zero happen per yr in California and Nevada, in keeping with a latest three-year knowledge pattern.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of two.2 miles. Did you’re feeling this earthquake? Think about reporting what you felt to the USGS.

Even when you didn’t really feel this small earthquake, you by no means know when the Large One goes to strike. Prepared your self by following our five-step earthquake preparedness guide and constructing your personal emergency kit.

This story was routinely generated by Quakebot, a pc utility that screens the newest earthquakes detected by the USGS. A Instances editor reviewed the put up earlier than it was revealed. In case you’re involved in studying extra concerning the system, go to our checklist of frequently asked questions.

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