West Coast Rattled by Over 600 Earthquakes During Weekend

Several hundred earthquakes rattled the West Coast over the weekend.Several hundred earthquakes rattled the West Coast over the weekend.

California and Oregon dealt with several earthquakes since Friday, with the highest registering at 5.3 on the Richter scale.

The West Coast had over 600 recorded earthquakes since the start of the weekend.

According to the USGS map, the majority of the earthquakes occurred near the city Calipatria, which lies alongside the San Andreas Fault and is about 30 miles north of the Mexican border.

The strength of the quakes varied, with the strongest coming in at 5.3.

The USGS map showed four of the earthquakes measuring above a 4 on the Richter scale, and at least 29 registering above a 3.

California was not the only state on the West Coast to be affected, as two earthquakes near a magnitude of 6 occurred very close to Oregon on Friday, and even more on Sunday morning, ranging from 3.9 to 5.9.

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