Earthquake Epicentered in Riverside Co. Rattles San Diego

U.S. Geological Survey

A series of earthquakes epicentered near Anza in southern Riverside County rattled parts of Southern California Friday.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the first and strongest earthquake, a preliminary magnitude 4.9, about 10 miles southeast of Anza. Several aftershocks were recorded in the same spot, and also near Bombay Beach and Ocotillo Wells.

The first quake struck at 6:53 p.m. and dozens of aftershocks were recorded afterward, according to the USGS.

Did you feel any shaking?

San Diegans from East Village to Mira Mesa reported shaking, as did residents in Oceanside, Poway, Santee and Ramona. The quake even rattled the NBC 7 studio in Kearny Mesa.

A Tijuana resident reported feeling the rumble, as did some in Temecula and Palm Springs.

No damage has been reported.

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