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Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near King City

October 19, 2012 | 11:27 am

A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Friday morning 18 miles from King City, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:44 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Pinnacles, 15 miles from Greenfield, 17 miles from Soledad and 77 miles from San Jose City Hall.

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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— Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps

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