facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Earthquake hits near Hearst Castle

Feb. 1, 2013 at 4:10 PM   |   Comments

SAN SIMEON, Calif., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Friday morning 7 miles from San Simeon, Calif., site of the Hearst Castle, authorities said.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor occurred at 5:28 a.m. PST at a depth of 3.7 miles.

The epicenter was 22 miles from Paso Robles and 124 miles from San Jose City Hall, the Los Angeles Times reported.

There were no reports of injuries or damage.

Hearst Castle, the former mansion of newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, is a U.S. National and California Historical Landmark.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Next week's lunar eclipse may feature the color turquoise Next week's lunar eclipse may feature the color turquoise
2
"Man in the moon" likely caused by volcano, not astroid "Man in the moon" likely caused by volcano, not astroid
3
Apple releases fix for 'Shellshock' virus Apple releases fix for 'Shellshock' virus
4
Social network Ello getting thousands of requests per hour Social network Ello getting thousands of requests per hour
5
35,000 walruses haul out of ocean, crowd Alaskan shore 35,000 walruses haul out of ocean, crowd Alaskan shore
Trending News
x
Feedback