Light earthquake shakes mountainous central California area
PARKFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook a mountainous area of central California on Tuesday.
The 10:29 a.m. tremor was centered 8 miles (12 kilometers) southeast of Parkfield, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The epicenter was in an agricultural area between the coast and the San Joaquin Valley.
The quake occurred at a depth of 3.9 miles (6.32 kilometers).
The quake was reported to the USGS by more than 550 people, mostly from San Luis Obispo to Paso Robles.