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Earthquake: 4.3 quake strikes near Big Pine, Calif.

Earthquake: 4.3 quake strikes near Big Pine, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday afternoon's quake near Big Pine, Calif.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon six miles from Big Pine, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:27 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 9.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 70 miles from Dinuba, Calif.

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In the last 10 days, there have been three 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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