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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Pinnacles, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Pinnacles, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Thursday afternoon’s quake near Pinnacles, Calif.
(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon three miles from Pinnacles, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:50 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 15 miles from Soledad, Calif., 18 miles from Greenfield, Calif., and 24 miles from King City, 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 written by the author.

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