Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Avenal, California

A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday morning's quake near Avenal, California. (Google Maps / May 26, 2013)

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Sunday morning five miles from Avenal, Calif., in the central part of the state, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:01 a.m. at a depth of 6.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from Coalinga, Calif., 28 miles from Lemoore, Calif., 35 miles from Hanford, Calif., and 186 miles from Sacramento.

In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.