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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near the Geysers

January 21, 2013 |  2:06 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon one mile from the Geysers, north of Santa Rosa, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:52 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Cobb, five miles from Anderson Springs, 25 miles from Santa Rosa and 73 miles from Sacramento.

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

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Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps

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