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Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Fairfield in Solano County

January 25, 2013 | 10:09 am

A shallow, magnitude-3.1 earthquake was reported Friday morning one mile from Fairfield in Solano County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:38 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 7.5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was two miles from Suisun City, six miles from Green Valley, 13 miles from Vallejo and 38 miles from San Francisco City Hall.

In the past ten days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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


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Image: Map shows location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps