Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Searles Valley, Calif.

A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning's quake near Searles Valley, Calif..
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A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 24 miles from Searles Valley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:35 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 mile.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 30 miles from Ridgecrest, 66 miles from California City and 75 miles from Porterville.

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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