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Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near the Geysers

January 26, 2012 |  9:27 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Thursday evening one mile from the Geysers, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:21 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.9 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was five miles from Cobb, seven miles from Anderson Springs, 26 miles from Santa Rosa and 75 miles from San Francisco City Hall.

In the past 10 days, there have been three 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