Three Earthquakes Shake Near Watsonville in 5 Days

Did you feel any of the earthquakes?

Three small earthquakes made waves on the Richter scale near Watsonville over the last week, with the largest measured at 2.5 between Watsonville and Gilroy.

Generally, earthquakes that fail to break the 2-mark on the scale are difficult to feel far from the epicenter. As of Monday afternoon, 45 people reported feeling the 2.5, 41 of which were in Gilroy on the U.S. Geological Survey website.

See the chart below for times, locations, etc. of the seismic events. 

Date Time Epicenter Fault Richter Scale Monday, Feb. 4 6:08 p.m. 6 miles NNE of Aromas Sargent 2.5 Tuesday, Feb. 5 1:04 p.m. 6 miles NE of Prunedale San Andreas 1.8 Friday, Feb. 8 3:44 p.m. 2 miles E of Aromas San Andreas 2.0

Did you feel any of the earthquakes? Tell us in the comments!

David February 14, 2013 at 12:29 AM
When we getting th 8.0-9.0 earthquake


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