Earthquake: 3.3 temblor strikes near Hearst Castle in San Simeon

Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near San Simeon, California
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday morning’s quake near San Simeon, Calif.
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A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Sunday morning 22 miles from San Simeon in Central California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:31 a.m. PST at a depth of 5.6 miles.

In the past 10 days, there have been four earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.