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Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near Inyokern, Calif.

August 12, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake near Inyokern, Calif.
A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning's… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Monday morning 25 miles from Inyokern, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:32 a.m. PDT at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 27 miles from Ridgecrest, Calif., 62 miles from California City, Calif., and 69 miles from Porterville, Calif.

In the past 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.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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