Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday evening 19 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:57 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.8 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 22 miles from Greenfield, Calif.; 24 miles from Hollister, Calif.; and 28 miles from King City, Calif.

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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