A 4.4-magnitude earthquake centered in Monterey County hit the Central Coast early Tuesday morning and, though shaking was minimal, San Luis Obispo County residents reported feeling ground motion as far south as Arroyo Grande.
No damage has been reported in San Luis Obispo County, according to county Office of Emergency Services Manager Ron Alsop.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the quake hit at about 5:21 a.m. approximately 17 miles northeast of Greenfield. It occurred at a depth of about six miles below the ground surface, according to the agency.
Though the USGS rated the ground shaking from the earthquake as weak to light, 71 San Luis Obispo County residents reported feeling the quake, according to the USGS website. Most of those, 34 residents, reportedly live in Paso Robles.
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At 11 a.m., the agency had received nearly 900 reports of the quake from residents throughout the Central Coast and into Northern California.