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San Andreas produced 5.3 quake in Calif.
United Press International, by Staff

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 10/21/2012 3:42:41 PM

KING CITY, Calif. -- California's central valley was jiggled by a magnitude 5.3 earthquake Sunday, days after the anniversary of the big Bay Area quake of 1987, seismologists said. Sunday's shaker occurred shortly before midnight PDT and was centered outside King City, about 160 miles south-southeast of Sacramento, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no reports of damage or injury in the rural area. The USGS said the quake occurred along California's famed San Andreas Fault, which triggered the famed 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and the Loma Prieta quake in Oct. 17, 1989, which killed 64 people

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Another little jolt - just to remind everyone.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 10/21/2012 4:09:18 PM     (No. 8950704)

5.3 isn't that bad by California standards.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/21/2012 5:23:21 PM     (No. 8950842)

I haven't checked the proposed route for Obie and Jer's high speed rail, but I seem to recall its going through the Central Valley.

We don't need it, we can't afford it, and this would be a lousy place to put it.

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