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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes eastern California Saturday morning

Posted at 3:35 PM, Feb 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-01 18:35:37-05

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake shook eastern and central parts of California Saturday morning according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake struck around 10:30 a.m. near Mammoth Lakes about 8 miles west-northwest of Toms Place in Mono County.

KSEE24, an NBC-affiliate in the Central Valley, reported that strong to moderate shaking was felt near the epicenter while light shaking was felt across the western Sierra Nevada and Central Valley.

People in Hawthorne, Nevada reported shaking as well according to the USGS.

The USGS said soon after the first quake, a 3.1-magnitude quake occurred in the same area around 10:55 a.m.

There were no initial reports of injuries or damage.