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8.2 quake rocks Russia; California rattled by smaller tremor

Posted at 5:52 PM, May 24, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-24 17:52:06-04

Russia is reeling after a massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck the nation’s eastern edge overnight.

The quake was centered in the sea and was reportedly felt for five minutes.

Also, a 5.9 magnitude quake rattled California Thursday night.

It happened shortly before midnight Eastern time and was centered near the city of Greenville.

No word yet on damage.