COUNTY — A magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday at 10:29 a.m. Pacific time 6.7 miles north-northwest of Cholame, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake occurred 21 miles from Paso Robles. The epicenter was in Monterey County. According to the United States Geological Survey’s online earthquake reporting system, 124 people felt the earthquake as of 10:45 a.m.
An average of 234 earthquakes with magnitudes between 3.0 and 4.0 occur per year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.