Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Bishop

A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning's quake near Bishop, Calif.
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A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning six miles from Bishop, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:13 a.m. PST at a depth of 3.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was about 74 miles from Sanger, Calif.

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

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


Read more about Southern California earthquakes.