4.1-magnitutde earthquake strikes near Pinnacles
Quake struck 6 km Northwest of Pinnacles Tuesday morning
–A 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck 6 km Northwest of Pinnacles Tuesday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake was recorded at a depth of 8.5 km (5.2-miles) at 9:09 a.m.
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