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Magnitude-5.1 earthquake shakes Los Angeles

Authorities say a magnitude-5.1 earthquake has shaken the Los Angeles area.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a magnitude-5.1 earthquake has shaken the Los Angeles area.

The U.S. Geological Survey originally estimated the quake to be a magnitude-5.3. It said the Friday quake struck at about 9:11 p.m. and was centered near Brea in Orange County - about 20 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

About an hour earlier, a 3.6 quake hit nearby in the city of La Habra.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

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