Series of Earthquakes Felt in Julian, Other Parts of County

People across San Diego County reported feeling the tremors from an earthquake that hit Julian Wednesday evening. NBC 7's Bridget Naso has more.

(Published Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017)

Residents across San Diego County reported feeling the tremors after a series of earthquakes were recorded in Julian Wednesday evening.

The first tremblings were felt at about 4:30 p.m. in several parts of the county, including Julian, Encinitas, Rancho Bernardo, Spring Valley and Jamul.

Many who felt the first quake described it as a jolt to NBC 7.

One man shopping at a Barons Market in the East County said he thought a truck had crashed into the back of the store.

Kimberly Atherton, an employee at the store, said she also thought it was a crash. She had been standing in the beer aisle inside the store when she felt the quake.

"I just got home, I got out of my car and I thought, you know, something is strange here. I thought maybe, ‘Am I dizzy?’ and that’s all I felt," said shopper Dave Quezada.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) first recorded a magnitude 2.6 quake at 4:29 p.m. followed shortly by a magnitude 4.0.

A few smaller temblors were recorded before a larger 3.8 magnitude quake was reported just before 8:00 p.m.

At this time, there are no reports of injuries or damage.

No other information was available.

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