Small earthquake jolts central California

An earthquake jolted an area of central California. There were no reports of damage from earthquake.

The temblor occurred at 6:30 a.m. Friday and had a preliminary magnitude of 4.2. It was centered 6 miles north of Coalinga and occurred at a depth of 7 miles according to  U.S.Geological Survey.

Christine Mercer, a dispatcher with the Coalinga Police Department, said “You could kind of hear the rumble and then there was a jerk and that was it.”

She also told that the quake wasn’t too strong and lasted four or five seconds.

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