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Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Bear Valley Springs, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Bear Valley Springs, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Monday evening's quake near Bear Valley Springs, Calif.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Monday evening seven miles from Bear Valley Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:46 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 11 miles from Tehachapi, Calif., 14 miles from Arvin, Calif. and 19 miles from Lamont, Calif.

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In the last 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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