Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Rowland Heights

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Rowland Heights, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday evening’s quake near Rowland Heights, Calif..
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A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday evening one mile from Rowland Heights,  according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:13 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.9 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 1 miles from La Habra and 2 miles from Brea.

In the last 10 days, there have been two 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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