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3.9 earthquake strikes near Kettleman City

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Posted at 5:09 PM, Dec 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-05 20:09:11-05

An earthquake near Kettleman City may have rattled some folks on the Central Coast.

The 3.9 magnitude quake struck at 4:10 p.m. Monday about four miles southwest of Kettleman City.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey's website, as of 5 p.m., people in the area who reported feeling the quake reported weak shaking.

A couple of smaller quakes registering 1.7 and 1.8 magnitudes were recorded a few minutes after the initial larger quake.