Earthquake rattles Central Coast


A map shows the magnitude 4.3 earthquake that struck 16 miles southwest of Lompoc on Thursday, October 26, 2017. (United States Geological Survey)

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – An earthquake was reportedly felt in San Luis Obispo Thursday afternoon.

US Geological Survey reported a magnitude 4.3 earthquake just outside Lompoc, along the Central Coast of California at 1:38 p.m.

People in the southern part of SLO and Santa Barbara counties felt the quake, according to Tribune News.

“I live in Los Alamos which is about 20 minutes from Lompoc. Felt it as a rolling earthquake here,” a resident told FOX 5.

There were no initial reports of damage.

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