A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Sunday at 7:17 a.m. 12 miles from Ramona, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred 17 miles from San Diego, 20 miles from Escondido, Calif., and 22 miles from Poway, Calif.

In the last 10 days, there have been five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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

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By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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