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Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near the Geysers

August 27, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday evening's quake near The Geysers, California.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday evening's quake… (Bing Maps )


A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening two miles from the Geysers, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:43 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 13 miles from Healdsburg, Calif., 13 miles from Clearlake, Calif., 15 miles from Windsor, Calif. and 66 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 10 days, there have been no 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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