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latest news Magnitude 3.5 earthquake felt near Coalinga

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported at 2:05 a.m. Friday 13 miles from the town of Coalinga in the Central Valley, according to the US Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred 20 miles from Paso Robles and Avenal, 32 miles from Atascadero and 36 miles from King 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 6.9 miles. Did you feel that earthquake? Consider reporting your feelings to the USGS.

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