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In Northern California, a severe earthquake causes alarm but little damage and few injuries

San Francisco Bay Area, 1860
03/26/1866
Just after noon, a severe tremor was felt in the San Francisco Bay area, extending down to the Monterey Peninsula.  Damage was light and no serious injuries reported. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"From California: Another Severe Shook of an Earthquake," Chicago Tribune, March 28, 1866, p. 4.

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