4.7 magnitude earthquake rattles Central California

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Posted at 5:23 PM, Oct 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-25 20:25:08-04

SAN SIMEON, Calif. (KGTV) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 shook Central California Monday afternoon.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake struck approximately 11 miles northwest of San Simeon just after 4:40 p.m.

Maps show that the quake could be felt as far south as Santa Barbara.

According to the USGS, the 4.7 magnitude earthquake was followed by a 3.6 magnitude aftershock.