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LIVE: 4.9 earthquake hits California

Posted at 4:07 PM, Feb 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 20:02:30-05

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit 3 miles south, southwest of Wasco, Calif. at about 4:05 p.m. Tuesday.


6 km (3 mi) SSW of Wasco, California

8 km (4 mi) WNW of Shafter, California

19 km (11 mi) SW of McFarland, California

25 km (15 mi) NW of Rosedale, California

Scripps Station 23ABC in Bakersfield, Calif. received calls from all over the Central Valley from people who felt the earthquake.

As of 4:50 p.m., no injuries or damage to property was reported.

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