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Earthquake: 3.0 quake occurs near the Geysers

January 2, 2012 |  8:11 am

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday morning two miles from the Geysers, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:54 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 mile.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Cobb, seven miles from Anderson Springs, 27 miles from Santa Rosa and 74 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 10 days, there have been no 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