via California earthquake: Powerful 4.7 magnitude strikes near Gonzales | Daily Star

The 4.7 magnitude quake struck at 11.31am local time between the Salinas Valley and the San Joaquin Valley.

The US Geological Survey calculated the perceived shaking close to the epicentre was strong.

Shaking was reported in the region of Salinas, Monterey and Santa Cruz and all the way north to some parts of the Bay Area, including San Francisco.

The San Andreas Fault forms the main strand of the plate boundary, running from the Gulf of California to north the region of Cape Mendocino.

via California earthquake: Powerful 4.7 magnitude strikes near Gonzales | Daily Star

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