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Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Soledad, Calif.

December 18, 2011 |  8:06 am

A shallow magnitude-3.2 earthquake was reported Sunday morning about 15 miles from Soledad, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:07 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 2.5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 68 miles southeast of San Jose.

In the past ten days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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

— Ken Schwencke

Image: Map shows the quake's epicenter. Credit: Google Maps

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