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Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes in Kern County

August 16, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map showing the location of the epicenter of Friday morning's quake in Kern County.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Friday morning's quake… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Friday morning in northern Kern County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:40 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 2.5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was about 12 miles south of Lake Isabella and about 25 miles north-northeast of Tehachapi.

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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