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4.5 earthquake shakes Orange County

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Another moderate earthquake has shaken a wide area of Southern California.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 9:33 a.m. Wednesday quake had a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 and was centered near the Orange County city of Yorba Linda.

A magnitude 4.4 quake centered in the same area struck late Tuesday night. No damage was reported.

Yorba Linda is about 35 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

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