Magnitude 3.9 earthquake strikes Central California

The United States Geological Survey detected the quake at 8:23 p.m. with an epicenter 22.8 miles northwest of Coalinga. With a magnitude of 3.9 and depth of 5.59 miles, this quake could be felt near the epicenter but damage to structures is unlikely.

Over the last seven days, there have been two other earthquakes above magnitude 3.0 within 100 miles of this area.

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