One of two moderate quakes widely felt in California

Two moderate earthquakes have struck central California, one of which was widely felt across the region.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude-3.6 earthquake struck at 10:21 p.m. Wednesday and a magnitude-4.2 temblor struck five minutes later. At least one smaller quake followed later.

The was about 2 miles south of San Juan Bautista and 11 miles northeast of Salinas.

Nearly 1,500 people reported on the USGS website that they felt the first quake and more than 30 reported the second.

There were no reports of damage.


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