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Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Anderson Springs

January 8, 2013 |  7:38 am

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning near Anderson Springs, west of Sacramento, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:22 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 22 miles from Santa Rosa and 69 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.

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Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps

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