Two earthquakes shook Pinnacles National Park on the northern California coast within minutes on New Year’s Eve, according to a report by the U.S. Geological Survey.
At first, An earthquake of magnitude 3.2According to the USGS, it hit at 10:19 pm on Saturday, December 31st. About 25 people reported to the authorities that they felt trembling.
Secondly, An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0, was attacked some distance away at 10:49 pm. About 250 people far from Tuolomne and Clovis reported feeling the quake.
Pinnacles National Park stretches over 26,000 acres east of central California’s Salinas Valley, about 80 miles southeast of San Jose.
magnitude major energy released At the source of the earthquake, the US Geological Survey says. It replaces the old Richter scale.
Earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 5.4 often feel However, according to Michigan Tech, they rarely do much damage. Earthquakes below magnitude 2.5 are barely felt by most people.
https://www.sacbee.com/news/california/article270630967.html Two quick earthquakes shook the northern California coast