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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near The Geysers

December 16, 2012 |  4:06 pm
A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon two miles from The Geysers, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:03 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Cobb, four miles from Anderson Springs, 24 miles from Santa Rosa and 72 miles from Sacramento.

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.

— Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps

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