Preliminary magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes Lake County, USGS says

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By Yosi Yahoudai
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LAKE COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) — A preliminary magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck near The Geysers in Lake County on Saturday, according to United States Geological Survey.

It was upgraded from a 4.0.

The quake hit at around 12:34 p.m.

It had a depth of 2.05 miles, the USGS said.

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The Geysers is about 75 miles north of San Francisco.

The USGS said it sent a ShakeAlert earthquake warning notification to phones with the app and Android phones

There is no word of any injuries or damage.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.