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Earthquake: Magnitude 3.1 quake strikes near Pinnacles, Calif.

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.1 quake strikes near Pinnacles, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Wednesday afternoon's quake near Pinnacles, Calif.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon one mile from Pinnacles, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:10 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.9 mile.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 13 miles from Soledad, 16 miles from Greenfield and 21 miles from King City.

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In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake 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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