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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Soledad, Calif.

April 15, 2014|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning's quake near Soledad, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning's quake… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 17 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:43 a.m. PDT at a depth of 3.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 20 miles from Greenfield, Calif.; 24 miles from King City, Calif.; 26 miles from Hollister, Calif.; and 139 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 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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