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Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near The Geysers

March 7, 2012 |  5:55 am

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning two miles from The Geysers, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:57 a.m. PST at a depth of 1.9 mile.

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 Sacramento.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

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


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Image: A map shows the location of the epicenter of Wednesday morning's earthquake near The Geysers. Credit: Google Maps