Earthquake: 3.5 quake reported near Paso Robles, Calif.

A map shows the location of an earthquake in California.

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported at 8:07 a.m. Wednesday 13 miles from Paso Robles, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred 17 miles from Avenal, 23 miles from Coalinga, 26 miles from Atascadero and 37 miles from San Luis Obispo.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.


An average of 234 earthquakes with magnitudes of 3.0 to 4.0 occur each year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.0 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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