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3.8 earthquake strikes near Barstow

May 27, 2012 |  7:07 am

A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Sunday morning 18 miles from Barstow , according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:05 a.m. Pacific time.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 22 miles from Lenwood, 30 miles from Goldstone Lake and 107 miles from the Los Angeles Civic Center.

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.

— Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps