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latest news A magnitude 3.6 earthquake strikes near Barstow, California.

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported at 2:51 a.m. Sunday eight miles from Barstow, California, according to the US Geological Survey.

The quake happened 29 miles from Apple Valley, 33 miles from Victorville and Adelanto, and 37 miles from California City.

In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

According to a recent three-year sample of data, an average of 234 earthquakes with magnitudes between 3.0 and 4.0 occur each year in California and Nevada.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.9 miles. Did you feel that earthquake? Consider reporting your feelings to the USGS.

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