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M3.6 Quake Rattles Lancaster Area; No Damage Reported

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PASADENA (CBS) — A small quake rattled a section of southern Kern county early Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The 3.6-magnitude temblor struck at 3:47 a.m. at a depth of 3.1 miles with an epicenter located 9 miles south-southeast of Stallion Springs in the Greater Tehachapi area and 31 miles northwest of Lancaster, according to a computer-generated USGS report.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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