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Small, shallow quake hits California

March 29, 2013 at 4:02 PM   |   Comments

SAN SIMEON, Calif., March 29 (UPI) -- A shallow earthquake of 3.8 magnitude was recorded 6 miles from San Simeon, Calif., Thursday evening, seismologists say.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor occurred at 6:22 p.m. at a depth of 3.7 miles, the Los Angeles Times reported.

A 3.2 earthquake at almost the exact same epicenter and at the approximate same depth was recorded Feb. 1, the Times noted.

There were no injuries or damages reported in Thursday's event.

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