Two Earthquakes Strike Huron One Minute Apart - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source

Two Earthquakes Strike Huron One Minute Apart

Posted: Updated:
Courtesy: USGS.gov Courtesy: USGS.gov
FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KMPH) -

Two earthquakes hit the Huron area Friday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the magnitude-4.0 and 4.1 quakes struck about six miles southeast of Huron.

The first earthquake hit at 6:22 a.m., and the second one was reported one minute later.

KMPH viewers in Coalinga, Lemoore and Tulare said they felt the shaking.

About six hours earlier, at 12:03 a.m., a magnitude-3.5 quake struck in Beverly Hills.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damages in any of the earthquakes.

Seismologists say Friday's earthquakes are not on the San Andreas Fault and weren't triggered by Wednesday's magnitude-7.6 quake in Costa Rica.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Stay with KMPH News and KMPH.com as we continue to follow this story.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Helms Power Plant Turns 30

    Helms Power Plant Turns 30

    The Helms Pumped Storage Plant is now 30 years old. The engineering marvel has been undergoing a renovation in the past few years. Wednesday P.G. E. gave KMPH Fox 26 News a rare glimpse inside the hidden power plant in the high Sierra. The plant is located 50 miles east of Fresno and sits underground near Wishon Reservoir. Back in the 70's it took construction crews seven years to bore a cavern through the mountain of granite and create the plant for P.G. E. It takes two reservoirs to make He...More >>
    The Helms Pumped Storage Plant is now 30 years old. The engineering marvel has been undergoing a renovation in the past few years. Wednesday P.G. E. gave KMPH Fox 26 News a rare glimpse inside the hidden power plant in the high Sierra. The plant is located 50 miles east of Fresno and sits underground near Wishon Reservoir. Back in the 70's it took construction crews seven years to bore a cavern through the mountain of granite and create the plant for P.G. E. It takes two reservoirs to make He...More >>
  • Two Killed In Big Rig Hit And Run

    Two Killed In Big Rig Hit And Run

    Two people were killed and a third was transported to the hospital after a hit and run crash involving a big rig Thursday afternoon.More >>
    Two people were killed and a third was transported to the hospital after a hit and run crash involving a big rig Thursday afternoon.More >>
  • Man Who Found Bag Of Cash Celebrates Milestone

    Man Who Found Bag Of Cash Celebrates Milestone

    The Fresno man who found more than $120,000 in cash and gave it back celebrated a milestone Wednesday night.Joe Cornell celebrated 6 months of sobriety!He also graduated from the Salvation Army Rehabilitation program.It's a program that helps both men and woman get off drugs and alcohol with God's help.In May, Cornell found a bag of money, which had fallen off a Brinks armored truck.Cornell says when he found the cash, his first concern was for others who could be hit with a loss.So, he gave...More >>
    The Fresno man who found more than $120,000 in cash and gave it back celebrated a milestone Wednesday night.Joe Cornell celebrated 6 months of sobriety!He also graduated from the Salvation Army Rehabilitation program.It's a program that helps both men and woman get off drugs and alcohol with God's help.In May, Cornell found a bag of money, which had fallen off a Brinks armored truck.Cornell says when he found the cash, his first concern was for others who could be hit with a loss.So, he gave...More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KMPH. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.