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5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Hawthorne

Posted at 7:43 AM, Dec 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-28 15:21:06-05
The U.S. Geological Survey recorded three earthquakes and multiple aftershocks near Hawthorne just after midnight Wednesday.
Two 5.7 magnitude quakes struck around 12:22 a.m. and a 5.5 quake hit around 1:13 a.m.
No injuries or significant damage was reported.
At least eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater were recorded near the area in the last 10 days, according to Weather.com.