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Earthquake near San Simeon felt from Santa Cruz to San Luis Obispo

The quake struck at about 4:45 Monday afternoon.

A preliminary 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck near San Simeon, California, Monday afternoon. 

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck shortly after 4:42 p.m.

It was centered about 11 miles northwest of the coastal town of San Simeon.

People reported feeling it as far away as Santa Cruz and San Luis Obispo.

A map of where the earthquake was likely felt can be found HERE.  

The USGS reports another quake around the same time with a preliminary 3.6 magnitude.   

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