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Minor Earthquake Shakes Los Angeles Area before Dawn

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Seismologists now say the earthquake that rolled across Los Angeles before dawn Monday morning had a magnitude of 4.4.  

The 6:25 a.m. temblor was initially estimated at 4.7.

The quake was centered 15 miles west-northwest of the downtown civic center and occurred at a depth of about 5 miles.

The Los Angeles Fire Department has received no immediate reports of damage.

Strong shaking was reported throughout the region, including the San Fernando Valley, Ventura County, Huntington Beach, Temecula and other areas.

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