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3 Earthquakes Strike Off Cape Mendocino Sunday Afternoon

EUREKA (CBS SF) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 struck Sunday afternoon just offshore from Petrolia on California's rugged North Coast.

The USGS reports the first quake struck at 2:18 p.m. at a depth of 4 miles and it was followed by 2 aftershocks, a magnitude 3.4 quake at 3:13 p.m. and a magnitude 4.0 shaker at 3:43 p.m.

There were no reports of damage as of 3:30 p.m.

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