4.0 earthquake and two foreshocks shake SoCal

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LENNOX - Three earthquakes shook Southern California within about a half hour this morning, centered around the unincorporated Lennox area, near Inglewood -- with the first two considered foreshocks. No damage was reported. The largest -- a sharp, magnitude 4.0, according to the U.S. Geological Survey -- was at 4:44 a.m., about a mile east-northeast of Lennox. "The M4.0 that just happened was under Lennox, CA, near Inglewood. Very deep at 20 km, so everyone is at least 20 km away. Would have been felt by most people awake in LA. Movement was thrust, probably not on any mapped fault,'' earthquake expert Lucy Jones tweeted. She is founder of the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society. The first quake, downgraded from 3.3 to 3.0, came at 4:15 a.m. and was centered about a mile eas
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