Five small earthquakes made waves on the Richter scale near Santa Cruz County this week, with the largest measured at 2.1, 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 Sunday afternoon, no one reported feeling any of the earthquakes in Santa Cruz County this week 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 Thursday, June 7 11:41 a.m. 2 miles E of Aromas San Andreas 1.4 Thursday, June 7 2:12 p.m. 9 miles ESE of Watsonville San Andreas 1.8 Thursday, June 7 8:35 p.m. 6 miles NNE of Aromas Sargent 2.1 Friday, June 8 3:23 a.m. 1 miles ESE of Aromas San Andreas 1.3 Friday, June 8 4:46 p.m. 2 miles W of San Juan Bautista San Andreas 1.8