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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Pine Valley, Calif.

August 09, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map showing the location of the epicenter of Friday evening's quake near Pine Valley, California.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Friday evening's quake… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Friday evening 16 miles from Pine Valley, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:19 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 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, Ariz.

In the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake 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.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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