Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes in southern San Diego County

Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near Pine Valley, California
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Saturday morning’s quake near Pine Valley, California.
(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Saturday morning in southern San Diego County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:09 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 16 miles from Pine Valley, 29 miles from Alpine and 30 miles from Tecate, Mexico.

In the last 10 days, there have been two 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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