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Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near San Simeon

February 1, 2013 |  5:36 am

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Friday morning seven miles from San Simeon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:28 a.m. PST at a depth of 3.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Cambria, 12 miles from Lake Nacimiento, 22 miles from Paso Robles and 124 miles from San Jose City Hall.

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: A map shows the location of the epicenter of Friday morning's quake near San Simeon. Credit: Google Maps

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