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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake in Whitmore Hot Springs, Calif., near Mammoth Lakes. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday morning in Whitmore Hot Springs, Calif., east of Mammoth Lakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:22 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 74 miles from Clovis, Calif., 76 miles from Sanger, Calif., and 79 miles from Reedley, Calif.

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In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake 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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