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2 quakes strike San Nicolas Island

November 15, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
A pair of earthquakes struck the sea floor near San Nicolas Island Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The first quake was a magnitude 4.5. It hit at 2:45 p.m. about 14 miles south east of the island, about 56 miles west of Avalon on Santa Catalina Island.

The quake was followed by a magnitude 3.6 aftershock 13 miles east of the island.

There were no reports of damages or injuries from either of the quakes.


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