Three small earthquakes made waves on the Richter scale near Santa Cruz County this week, with the largest measured at 2.4, between Watsonville and San Juan Bautista.
Generally, earthquakes that fail to break the 2-mark on the scale are difficult to feel far from the epicenter. As of Sunday morning, 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 Monday, June 11 10:42 a.m. 8 miles ENE of Watsonville Sargent 1.1 Thursday, June 15 10:33 a.m. Offshore, 16 miles S of Santa Cruz Monterey Bay 1.8 Thursday, June 15 2:15 p.m. 10 miles ESE of Watsonville San Andreas 2.4