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Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Bishop

Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Bishop
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday morning's quake near Bishop. (Google Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Sunday morning six miles from Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek -- a community just outside Bishop --  according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:02 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.0 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 83 miles from Sanger, Calif., and 138 miles from Carson City, Nev.

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In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

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