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United States of America (the):Earthquake:2003/12/22

Duration2003/12/22 Two people died when a building collapsed after a strong earthquake jolted the central California coast Monday and sent tremors from Los Angeles to San Francisco.
The quake registered a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 when it hit about 11:15 a.m. (2:15 p.m. ET), the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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  • BBC news 2003/12/23
    Power supplies to about 40,000 people were cut and more than 80 buildings were damaged in the quake, which had a magnitude of 6.5.
  • CNN news 2003/12/23
    Earthquake collapses historic building, killing 2
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