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After the Shaking, Campus Remains Open

After the Shaking, Campus Remains Open

Earthquake Tuesday just before noon, but no immediate damage reports

(July 29, 2008)

At approximately 11:42 a.m. Tuesday, there was a 5.4 magnitude earthquake that originated about 2 miles near Chino Hills, CA. At this time no damages have been reported on campus, and we will continue to assess the impact. The campus remains open.

The campus community is advised to check for ongoing updates.

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