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Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Yountville

A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Thursday afternoon's quake near Yountville, Calif.
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A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon three miles from Yountville, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:36 p.m. PST at a depth of five miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was five miles from Sonoma, six miles from Napa and 13 miles from American Canyon.

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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