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Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Lake Elsinore

October 9, 2012 |  6:06 am

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning two miles from Lake Elsinore, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6 a.m. PDT at a depth of 5.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was five miles from Lakeland Village, five miles from Canyon Lake, 16 miles from Moreno Valley and 57 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.


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Image: A map show the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake near Lake Elsinore. Credit: Google Maps