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4.2 Wrightwood earthquake rolls LA residents over in bed

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Yes, that was a 4.2 earthquake you felt or dreamt about at 1:53 a.m.

A light earthquake occurred at 1:53:43 AM (PDT) on Tuesday, October 16, 2007. The magnitude 4.2 event occurred 5 km (3 miles) N of Wrightwood, CA. The hypocentral depth is 3 km ( 2 miles).
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The AP reports that "it was not immediately known if the quake had caused any damage or injuries."

We don't mean to nag, but here is your broken record moment of the night: Do you have at least 10 gallons of water stored per person (don't forget the dog!) in case of a major earthquake?

Earthquake Map (top) from the USGS.