HOLLISTER, Calif. (AP) – A magnitude-4.8 earthquake has struck a wilderness area of central California.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor occurred at 12:42 p.m. Tuesday and was centered about 16 miles (25 kilometers) southeast of Hollister. The quake occurred at a depth of 6 miles (9.6 kilometers).
The epicenter area is in a rugged mountain range, with agricultural areas to the west.
Late Monday, the San Francisco Bay Area was rattled by a magnitude 4.5 earthquake.
That quake was center near Pleasant Hill, northeast of Oakland but was felt widely.