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Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Pine Valley

November 8, 2011 | 10:39 am

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 11 miles from Pine Valley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:27 a.m. PST at a depth of 5.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 17 miles from Julian, 21 miles from Ocotillo Wells, 44 miles from Chula Vista and 46 miles from San Diego.

In the last 10 days, there have been four 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