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Earthquake: Magnitude 3.3 quake strikes near Paso Robles

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.3 quake strikes near Paso Robles
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday afternoon's quake near Paso Robles. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon 10 miles southwest of Paso Robles in San Luis Obispo County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:28 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 miles northwest of Atascadero and 14 miles north of Morro Bay.

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In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or 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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