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Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Bishop

April 14, 2013|By Ken Schwencke, Los Angeles Times
  • A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday morning's quake near Bishop.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday morning's quake… (Google Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Sunday morning six miles from Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek -- a community just outside Bishop --  according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:02 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.0 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 83 miles from Sanger, Calif., and 138 miles from Carson City, Nev.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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