Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes near The Geysers, Calif.

A map shows the location of the epicenter of Sunday afternoon's quake near The Geysers, Calif.
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A shallow magnitude 3.7 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon two miles from The Geysers, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:40 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.9 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 13 miles from Clearlake, Calif.; 13 miles from Healdsburg, Calif.; 17 miles from Windsor, Calif.; and 71 miles from Sacramento.

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

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.


[Updated at 2:56 p.m. July 15: The USGS had earlier reported the earthquake was magnitude 3.4.]


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