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Earthquake Hits Central Coast

By Claire Scholl, NewsChannel 3 Assignment Editor, assignmentdesk@keyt.com
Published On: Aug 23 2013 09:14:01 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 23 2013 11:58:16 PM CDT

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake occurred at 6:16 p.m. Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it happened 15 miles off of the Vandenberg Air Force Base coastline.

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake occurred at 6:16 p.m. Friday.

The U.S. Geological Survey said it happened 15 miles off of the Vandenberg Air Force Base coastline.

Earlier Friday around 1:05 p.m. a smaller 2.6 magnitude earthquake occurred in the same area.

People from Desert Hot Springs to Castro Valley reported to USGS they felt the earthquake.

Lompoc police Agent Cory Cox said nobody called to report damages or injuries from the quake.

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