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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes north of Santa Rosa

January 29, 2013 |  9:00 am

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning two miles from The Geysers north of Santa Rosa, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:45 a.m. PST at a depth of 1.9 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 26 miles from Santa Rosa and 74 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 10 days, there have been three earthquakes 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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