3.1 magnitude earthquake hits near Soledad

SOLEDAD, Calif. - A small earthquake struck near Soledad Wednesday afternoon. 

According to the United States Geological Survey, a 3.1 magnitude quake struck at 1:10 p.m. and was centered about 13 miles from Soledad. The earthquakes depth was a little over 2 miles. 

Wednesdays rumble was the latest in a string of quakes along the central coast. On November 13, a 4.7 earthquake hit near Gonzales with people feeling it as far as Hollister, Santa Cruz and Salinas. 

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