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Earthquake: Magnitude 3.0 quake felt near Anderson Springs

December 5, 2011 |  5:49 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon two miles from Anderson Springs, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:42 p.m. Pacific Standard Time at a depth of 1.2 mile.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Cobb, five miles from the Geysers, 23 miles from Santa Rosa and 69 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 10 days, there have been no other earthquakes magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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

— Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps