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Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes

October 21, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • Approximate location of a 3.9 earthquake that struck near Mammoth Lakes.
Approximate location of a 3.9 earthquake that struck near Mammoth Lakes. (USGS )

A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Monday morning 11 miles from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:04 a.m. PDT at a depth of 5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 68 miles from Clovis and 72 miles from Reedley.

In the past 10 days, there have been two earthquakes 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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