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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Las Flores, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Las Flores, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Monday afternoon's quake near Las Flores, Calif.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon 21 miles from Las Flores, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:54 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 22 miles from Oceanside, 23 miles from Camp Pendleton South and 23 miles from Carlsbad, Calif.

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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 written by the author.

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