Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Maricopa, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Maricopa, California
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday afternoon’s quake near Maricopa, California.
(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon five miles from Maricopa, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:57 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 27 miles from Rosedale, Calif., 27 miles from Lamont, Calif., and 29 miles from Bakersfield.

In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and 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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