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Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Niland, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Niland, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday evening's quake near Niland, Calif. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening 5 miles from Niland, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:00 p.m. PST at a depth of 0 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 14 miles from Brawley, Calif., 22 miles from Imperial, Calif. and 26 miles from El Centro, Calif.

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In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake 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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