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Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Del Mar

January 23, 2013 |  2:49 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon off the Southern California coast, 13 miles from Del Mar, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:28 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 8.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 14 miles from Solana Beach, 14 miles from La Jolla and 22 miles from Oceanside and San Diego.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake 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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