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California IN BRIEF : EUREKA : Offshore 4.2 Quake Causes No Damage

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred off the coast of Northern California, officials said. The temblor was centered about 75 miles southwest of Eureka and resulted in no damage or injuries on land, said Lu Page, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park. This is a very common occurrence, Page said. “It happens almost every week. It’s nothing extraordinary.”


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