Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Julian, California

A map showing the approximate location of the epicenter of Sunday morning's quake near Julian, Calif. (Bing Maps / August 25, 2013)

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Sunday morning 15 miles from Julian, Calif., in San Diego County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:17 a.m. PDT at a depth of 3.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 24 miles from San Diego Country Estates, 27 miles from Alpine, 29 miles from Ramona and 248 miles from Phoenix.

In the past ten days, there have been four 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.

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