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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Lake Isabella

October 8, 2011 | 12:47 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Saturday morning 11 miles from Lake Isabella, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:55 a.m. PDT at a depth of 2.5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 11 miles from Weldon, 17 miles from Onyx, 37 miles from Bakersfield and 100 miles from the Los Angeles Civic Center.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about California earthquakes on L.A. Now.

— Ken Schwencke

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