4.2 quake shakes Calif. coast near San Simeon

February 6, 2014 12:43:45 PM PST
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 has occurred under the ocean off the central California coast near Hearst Castle.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 11:42 a.m. Thursday tremor was centered 9 miles southwest of San Simeon. The quake occurred at a depth of 2.2 miles.