Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Lone Pine, Calif.

A map shows the location of the epicenter of Sunday evening's quake near Lone Pine, Calif. (Google Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday evening 18 miles from Lone Pine, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:59 p.m. PDT at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 54 miles from Ridgecrest, 69 miles from Porterville, 70 miles from Lindsay, and 217 miles from Carson City, Nev.

In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3 or greater centered nearby.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.


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