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Earthquake: 4.0 quake strikes near Bridgeport

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake hit early Friday morning 12 miles from Bridgeport, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Friday morning 12 miles from Bridgeport, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:48 a.m. PDT at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was  48 miles from South Lake Tahoe, 55 miles from Carson City, Nev., and 76 miles from Truckee.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes 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.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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