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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near The Geysers

October 15, 2012 |  5:59 am

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday morning one mile from The Geysers, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:44 a.m. PDT at a depth of 1.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Cobb, six miles from Anderson Springs, 26 miles from Santa Rosa and 74 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.

-- Ken Schwencke

Image: A map show the location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake near The Geysers. Credit: Google Maps