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It measured a magnitude of 4.9.
Government, homeowners need to prepare, report says.
Awareness, fear, horror, the usual.
"I'm thinking, this is serious: this is a real one."
Think twice, it might not be alright.
The tremor was recorded at between 4.3 and 4.8 magnitude.
A 2.6-magnitude quake was recorded east of Mission.
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