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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Santa Rosa

March 12, 2012 | 10:03 am

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday morning north of Santa Rosa, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Cobb, five miles from The Geysers, 22 miles from Santa Rosa and 69 miles from Sacramento.

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

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps

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