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4.5 Magnitude Quake Rattles Sonoma County

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HEALDSBURG (CBS SF) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 was recorded near The Geysers in Sonoma County Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor was reported at 12.24 p.m. about 3 miles northwest of The Geysers, which is a geothermal area north of Healdsburg.

The earthquake had a depth of 1.3 miles, according to the USGS.

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