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Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes near Yountville, Calif.

April 03, 2014|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map showing the location of the epicenter of Thursday evening's quake near Yountville, California.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Thursday evening's… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.7 earthquake was reported Thursday evening five miles from Yountville, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:04 p.m. at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from Napa, 14 miles from Sonoma, 15 miles from Vacaville and 42 miles from Sacramento.

In the past 10 days, there have been two earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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