according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A 3.1-magnitude earthquake occurred Thursday near Aromas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake hit at 1:46 p.m. It was centered in the Aromas area about six miles northwest of San Juan Bautista and 13 miles west/northwest of Hollister, according to the USGS.
It was at a depth of 3.1 miles.
Residents in the Hollister and Watsonville area reported feeling the temblor.