Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Pine Valley


A shallow, magnitude-3.4 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon 16 miles from Pine Valley, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:55 p.m. PDT at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 30 miles from Alpine, Calif.; 31 miles from Tecate, Mexico; and 243 miles from Phoenix.

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.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.