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4.3 Quake Rattles Coast Near Eureka

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EUREKA (CBS/AP) — Authorities say there are no reports of damage after an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 hit off the coast of Northern California Sunday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit about 39 miles southwest of Eureka at 9:25 a.m. Initially, the USGS has reported the quake as having a magnitude of 3.9.

A USGS seismologist says the quake was recorded in an area that is considered seismically active.

A Eureka police dispatcher says no calls came into the department about the quake, and that it was not felt at police headquarters.

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