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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Nice

October 31, 2012 |  9:35 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 11 miles from Nice , according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:24 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 miles from Upper Lake , 12 miles from Lucerne , 27 miles from Ukiah and 83 miles from Sacramento.

In the past 10 days, there have been no 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