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California Earthquake

Yesterdays (October 30) earthquake occurred at 8:04 p.m. and was centered arround the Alum Rock neighborhood of San Jose, California.

Bay Area residents felt the rumbling of the quake that was around a magnitude of 5.6 on the Richter scale, lasting about 20 seconds. It was felt as far away as Oregon, Danville and San Carlos.

No reports of injuries or major damage have been mentioned yet.

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