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Magnitude 4.3 earthquake reported in Central California

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Posted at 12:17 PM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 14:20:10-05

PASO ROBLES, Calif. – A magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported in Central California on Tuesday.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake occurred shortly before 10:30 a.m. PT.

USGS says weak to light shaking was reported along the border of Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties.

Some nearby communities include: Cholame, Parkfield, Shandon, Paso Robles and Coalinga.

In the last 10 days, the Los Angeles Times reports that there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater in the area.