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Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Lone Pine, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Lone Pine, Calif.
A map shows the location of the epicenter of Friday morning's quake near Lone Pine, Calif. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Friday morning 35 miles from Lone Pine, Calif., east of Mt. Whitney, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:50 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of -0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 53 miles from Ridgecrest, Calif., 83 miles from Pahrump, Nev., and 88 miles from Porterville, Calif.

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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 written by the author.

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