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Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near Laws, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near Laws, Calif.
A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning’s quake near Laws, Calif.
(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Monday morning a mile from Laws, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:37 a.m. PDT at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 81 miles from Sanger and 82 miles from Dinuba.

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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