Ridgemark quake map
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8 struck near Ridgemark Tuesday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The earthquake struck at 2:09 p.m. The quake struck 6 miles south-southeast from Ridgemark and 10 miles outside of Hollister, and at a depth of 4.7 miles.

Locals in the Salinas and Hollister area reported weak shaking to the USGS site and there were no immediate reports of damage.

Tuesday's earthquake is the latest in a series of small tremors in the area. The USGS also reported four other quakes in October that centered in Ridgemark. The earthquakes have ranged from the smallest quake measuring at a magnitude-1.7 on Oct. 10, to an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.2 that struck the area on Monday.