Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Barstow

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Barstow
A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Tuesday afternoon’s quake near Barstow.
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A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon 10 miles from Barstow, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:30 p.m. PDT at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was about 39 miles from Victorville.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake 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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