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Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near Ridgemark, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near Ridgemark, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Wednesday evening's quake near Ridgemark, Calif. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 21 miles from Ridgemark, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:33 p.m. PDT at a depth of 6.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 24 miles from Hollister, Calif.; 24 miles from Soledad, Calif.; and 27 miles from Los Banos, Calif.

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In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake 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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