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3.5 magnitude earthquake recorded near Big Sur

The quake was recorded just after 2:40 p.m. approximately 22 miles to the southeast of Big Sur at a depth of about 3.7 miles.

BIG SUR, Calif. — A 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Big Sur, Calif., Wednesday afternoon.

The quake was recorded just after 2:40 p.m. approximately 22 miles to the southeast of Big Sur at a depth of about 3.7 miles.

So far there have been no reports of damage or injuries associated with this quake.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest ones felt by humans. Damage is more likely with quakes at magnitudes of 4.0 and greater.

A map of where the earthquake was likely felt can be found HERE. 

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