Two Earthquakes Felt Near San Simeon
Updated On: Feb 06 2014 04:53:49 PM CST
San Luis Obispo Office of Emergency Management released the following information:
There are no reports of damage due to the 4.3 magnitude earthquake at 11:42 a.m. on Thursday.
It was centered about 9 miles south/southwest of San Simeon.
A 2.8 magnitude quake followed nearby at 11:47 a.m. The earthquake was felt throughout the area; however public safety and related agencies received very few calls and no calls for service.
The National Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Information Statement stating there was no tsunami danger due to the earthquake.
The County Office of Emergency Services states this is a reminder that we do live in earthquake country and we should all be prepared for a damaging earthquake at any time. Information on this and other earthquakes can be found at earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes.
The Office of Emergency Services can also be followed on Twitter at @slocountyoes or on Facebook at facebook.com/SLOCountyOES.
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