Three small earthquakes made waves on the Richter scale just outside of Santa Cruz County this week, with the largest measured at .
Generally, earthquakes that fail to break the 2-mark on the scale are difficult to feel far from the epicenter. As of Saturday evening, 15 people reported feeling the 2.5 on the U.S. Geological Survey website, including six in Boulder Creek, five in Santa Cruz and one in Felton.
See the chart below for times, locations, etc. of the seismic events.Date Time Epicenter Fault Richter Scale Monday, March 26 8:58 a.m. Offshore, 10 miles W of Boulder Creek San Gregorio 2.5 Wednesday, March 28 12:25 a.m. Offshore, 13 miles WSW of Boulder Creek San Gregorio 2.0
Saturday, March 31 11:06 a.m. 6 miles NNE of Aromas Sargent 1.2