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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Thursday afternoon's quake near Soledad. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon 16 miles from Soledad, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:35 p.m. at a depth of 2.5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 19 miles from Hollister, 21 miles from Greenfield, and 27 miles from Salinas.

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In the past ten days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 and 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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