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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes in Eastern Sierra

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes in Eastern Sierra
This map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Sunday afternoon's quake near Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (Bing Maps)

A shallow, magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon two miles from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:52 p.m. at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 69 miles from Clovis, 72 miles from Sanger and 76 miles from Fresno.

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In the past 10 days, there have been two 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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