4.0 earthquake hits near Soledad, California

Soledad earthquake shake map (Contributed by Northern California Seismic Network, UC Berkeley & USGS Menlo Park)

October 29, 2012 12:49:41 AM PDT
According to the USGS, a 4.0 earthquake struck in Central California about 13 miles North, Northeast of Soledad and 21 miles South Southeast of Hollister at 9:21 p.m.

The USGS said the earthquake happened along the San Andreas Fault. It could be felt as far away as Santa Cruz.

This earthquake follows another 3.9 quake that occurred in Southern California at 7:47 Saturday morning. The USGS has not said if the two earthquake were related.