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Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Bishop

January 8, 2013 | 10:20 am

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning five miles from Bishop, Calif., in the Eastern Sierra, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:43 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from West Bishop, 11 miles from Wilkerson and 188 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

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

This post contains updated information from the USGS.

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— Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps

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