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Earthquake reported Wednesday near nuclear power plant 

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Earthquake location. Screenshot image from USGS.

– A 3.2 magnitude earthquake rattled the Avila Beach area yesterday. The United States Geological Survey reported that the seismic event occurred at 12:05 p.m., approximately five miles northwest of the coastal town.

The earthquake did not disrupt operations at the nearby Diablo Canyon Power Plant, reports say.

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