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4.2 Quake Latest In Series Of Tremors To Hit California

California, USA
An early Tuesday morning 4.2 quake was the latest in series of tremors to hit California. Residents of San Bernardino County were rocked early Tuesday morning by a magnitude 4.2 earthquake. Tremors were felt thought out the region. The quake occurred at 1:53 am about three miles north of Wrightwood, a remote community about 80 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Despite its only 4.2 measurement, people as far north as Glendale, a suburb of Los Angeles, felt the quake, while callers from Pasadena also reported shaking. On Monday afternoon a magnitude-3.1 earthquake, preceded by two smaller tremors, rattled the Hemet area
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