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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes east of Oakland

October 21, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake near Blackhawk, Calif.
A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning's… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday morning one mile from Blackhawk, less than 30 miles east of Oakland, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:32 a.m. PDT at a depth of 7.5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was three miles from San Ramon, four miles from Danville, six miles from Dublin and 58 miles from Sacramento.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 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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