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4.1 aftershock of magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattles the southland from Los Angeles to the U.S./Mexico border


Last updated 5/17/2009 at Noon

LOS ANGELES - An earlier reported 5.0 earthquake is now being reported as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake, which struck tonight in South Los Angeles, and minutes later a magnitude 3.1 aftershock occurred, but no major damage or injuries were reported.

The "moderate'' 4.7 quake struck shortly before 8:40 p.m., a mile east of Lennox, a mile south southeast of Inglewood and 10 miles south southwest of the Los Angeles Civic Center, according to Caltech.

The rumbling lasted 10 to 15 seconds and was felt throughout the Greater Los Angeles area and as far south as San Diego, according to various witn...

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