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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Palo Cedro, Calif.

August 31, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map showing the location of the epicenter of Saturday morning's quake near Palo Cedro, California.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Saturday morning's… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Saturday morning near Palo Cedro, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:15 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 11.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Redding, 11 miles from Shasta Lake,  25 miles from Red Bluff and 140 miles from Sacramento.

In the past 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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