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3.0 earthquake strikes in Mono County

July 1, 2012 |  8:58 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Sunday evening in Mono County, 22 miles from Toms Place, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:47 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 29 miles from Mammoth Lakes, 31 miles from Round Valley and 167 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 10 days, there have been no other earthquakes magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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

-- Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps