2.3-magnitude earthquake strikes near Inverness

October 7, 2012 2:51:46 PM PDT
A small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck this morning in west Marin County near Inverness, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck at 11:27 a.m. and had a depth of three miles, according to the USGS.

The epicenter was about 6 miles west northwest of Inverness and about 20 mile west of Novato.