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Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Ludlow

October 11, 2011 |  3:19 am

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning eight miles from Ludlow, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:12 a.m. PDT at a depth of 3.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 13 miles from Bagdad, 33 miles from Twentynine Palms Base, 40 miles from Twentynine Palms and 111 miles from Las Vegas.

In the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

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

-- Ken Schwencke

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