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Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Pinnacles

October 30, 2012 |  7:47 am

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning six miles from Pinnacles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:01 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.0 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 14 miles from Soledad, 14 miles from Gonzales, 20 miles from Hollister and 63 miles from San Jose City Hall.

In the last 10 days, there have been five earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

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

[Updated 3:08 p.m. Oct. 30: The USGS has updated the magnitude of this quake to 2.9.]

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— Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps

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