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Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Morettis Junction

Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Morettis Junction
A map shows the aproxiamte location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning's quake near Morettis Junction, Calif. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude-3.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning two miles from Morettis Junction, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:58 a.m. PST at a depth of 6.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 14 miles from Ramona and 20 miles from Escondido.

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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.

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