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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Pine Valley, Calif.

August 07, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map showing the location of the epicenter of Wednesday evening's quake near Pine Valley, California.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Wednesday evening's… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 16 miles from Pine Valley, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:15 p.m. at a depth of 3.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 29 miles from Alpine, Calif., 30 miles from Tecate, Mexico, 31 miles from San Diego Country Estates, Calif. and 244 miles from Phoenix.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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