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Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Moreno Valley [Updated]

November 13, 2011 |  9:10 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday evening three miles from Moreno Valley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:59 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was five miles from Loma Linda, six miles from March Air Force Base and 59 miles from Los Angeles.

[Update, 9:55 p.m., Nov. 13: The quake did not appear to have caused any damage. Late night liquor stores in Moreno Valley did not report even noticing the quake. The epicenter was in the San Jacinto Fault zone.]

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

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

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Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps

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