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Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes near San Jacinto, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes near San Jacinto, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday evening's quake near San Jacinto, Calif.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.7 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening at San Jacinto, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:38 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 8.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was three miles from Hemet, Calif., and four miles from Valle Vista, Calif.

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In the past 10 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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