Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Lone Pine, California

A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday evening's quake near Lone Pine, California. (Bing Maps / December 24, 2013)

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening 29 miles from Lone Pine, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9 p.m. PST near the surface.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 39 miles from Porterville, California, 42 miles from Lindsay, California, 45 miles from Exeter, California and 216 miles from Carson City, Nevada.

In the past ten days, there have been six earthquakes 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.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.