Magnitude 3.3 earthquake reported in South Gate

Quake map
Map shows approximate location of Tuesday morning’s magnitude 3.3 earthquake.

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning at 9:26 a.m. Pacific time in South Gate, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred near South Gate Middle School and South Gate Park.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.2 miles.

In the past 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

An average of five earthquakes with magnitudes between 3.0 and 4.0 occur per year in the greater Los Angeles area, according to a recent three year data sample.


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