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Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Salinas, Calif.

October 18, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map showing the location of the epicenter of Friday evening's quake near Soledad, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Friday evening's quake… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Friday evening 13 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:02 p.m. PST at a depth of 5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 24 miles from Salinas, Calif., 19 miles from Greenfield, Calif., 19 miles from Hollister, Calif., and 137 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3 or 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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