Moderate Quake Shakes California’s Central Coast

December 15, 2016

California’s central coast was rattled overnight by a 3.9-magnitude earthquake.

San Luis Obispo County Sgt. Dave Nottenkamper says he felt a single sharp jolt just before 4 a.m. Wednesday.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake’s epicenter was about five miles west of the small town of Templeton, 13 miles north of Morro Bay and 340 miles south of Sacramento.

The sergeant says there have been no reports of damage or injury.

early-alert-quake-system-californiaLate Tuesday to the northeast a 3.9-magnitude quake struck in Mono County near the Mammoth Mountain ski resort.

The USGS says that quake occurred at 11:44 p.m. two miles from the town of Mammoth Lakes and 70 miles from Clovis.

Topics California

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