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Earthquake: 4.4 quake strikes near Santa Rosa

February 13, 2012 |  6:53 am

A shallow magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported Sunday evening three miles from the Geysers, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:47 p.m. Pacific time, with a depth reported at zero miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was three miles from Cobb, three miles from Anderson Springs, 24 miles from Santa Rosa and 71 miles from Sacramento.

In the past ten days, there has been one earthquake 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