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Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Weldon, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Weldon, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday morning's quake near Weldon, Calif. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday morning 12 miles from Weldon, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor in Kern County occurred at 10:31 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 25 miles from Tehachapi, Calif., 29 miles from California City, 35 miles from Arvin, Calif., and 265 miles from Carson City, Nev.

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In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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