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Earthquake: magnitude 3.1 quake strikes near Shandon, Calif.

September 10, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map shows the location of the epicenter of Tuesday's quake near Shandon, Calif.
A map shows the location of the epicenter of Tuesday's quake near Shandon,… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening 13 miles from Shandon, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:45 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.1 miles.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter was 17 miles from Avenal, Calif., 19 miles from Coalinga, Calif., 22 miles from Paso Robles, Calif., and 196 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3 or greater centered nearby.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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