Earthquake measuring 4.5 shakes northern California

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Friday, October 20, 2006

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake centered in the northern California city of Cobb struck around 10 a.m. Pacific Time (UTC-8) on Friday.

According to CalTech's professor Carlos Sicilia, the earthquake reportedly shook items off store shelves, causing many of them to crash against the floor. There was no immediate report of structural damage or injury.