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Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Monterey County

Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Monterey County
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Friday evening's quake near San Juan Bautista, Calif.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Friday evening three miles from San Juan Bautista, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:16 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was six miles from Hollister, Calif.

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In the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service, and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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