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4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Northern California

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California Earthquake

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FORTUNA, Calif. (AP) — There were no damage reports after an earthquake jolted rural areas of Northern California near the Oregon border.

A U.S. Geological Survey computer generated report said the magnitude-4.3 quake struck at 4:53 a.m. Friday and was centered 10 miles south of Fortuna.  The area is about 270 miles northwest of Sacramento.

Fortuna police dispatcher Tanya Kadle said he felt a quick jolt.

She said there were no reports of damage or injury.

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