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Earthquake: Magnitude 3.3 quake rattles near Fort Bragg

February 12, 2012 |  2:40 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon eight miles from Cape Vizcaino, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:32 p.m. Pacific Standard Time at a depth of 0 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from Rockport, 18 miles from Fort Bragg and 155 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake 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