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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Hamilton City

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Hamilton City
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning's quake near Hamilton City, Calif.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 12 miles from Hamilton City, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:01 a.m. PDT at a depth of 9.9 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 miles from Chico and 18 miles from Paradise.

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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.

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