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Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

August 29, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map showing the location of the epicenter of Thursday afternoon's quake near Mammoth Lakes, California.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Thursday afternoon's… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon one mile from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:08 p.m. PDT at a depth of 5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 70 miles from Clovis, 72 miles from Sanger, 76 miles from Fresno and 113 miles from Carson City, Nev.

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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