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Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near Clearlake Oaks

January 24, 2012 |  5:29 am

A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning four miles from Clearlake Oaks, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:11 a.m. PST at a depth of 1.9 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Clearlake, six miles from Lower Lake, 30 miles from Ukiah and 72 miles from Sacramento.

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.


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Image: A map indicates the location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning's quake near Clearlake Oaks. Credit: Google Maps