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Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes southwest of Ukiah

September 11, 2012 |  9:55 am

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 32 miles southwest of Ukiah, near Point Arena, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:44 a.m. PDT.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 26 miles from Fort Ross, 30 miles from Cloverdale and 93 miles from San Francisco.

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.


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Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps