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Monday, April 8, 2013

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Lone Pine


 By Ken Schwencke, April 8, 2013

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Lone Pine, California

 A map showing the location of the epicenter of Sunday evening's quake near Lone Pine, California.

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday evening 18 miles from Lone Pine, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:59 p.m. PDT at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 54 miles from Ridgecrest, 69 miles from Porterville, 70 miles from Lindsay, and 217 miles from Carson City, Nev.

In the past ten 10, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.