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Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes in Bay Area

February 15, 2012 |  6:15 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.7 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening, two miles from Crockett, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:09 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was three miles from Vallejo, three miles from Rodeo and 23 miles from San Francisco City Hall.

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

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

— Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps