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Earthquake: 4.7 quake strikes near Lone Pine

Earthquake: 4.7 quake strikes near Lone Pine
A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake near Lone Pine, Calif. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 4.7 earthquake was reported Monday morning 31 miles from Lone Pine, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:39 a.m. PST near the surface.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 41 miles from Ridgecrest, 53 miles from Porterville and 57 miles from Lindsay.

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In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes 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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