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3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Fairfield

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FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – A 3.1-magnitude earthquake hit in the Fairfield area on Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake hit 1 mile southwest of Fairfield at 9:38 a.m.

According to the Richter scale, an earthquake between 3.01 and 3.9 magnitude is often felt by at least some people, but very rarely causes damage. Shaking of indoor objects can be noticeable near the epicenter.

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