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Earthquake Rattles Riverside County, Centered Near Hemet

An earthquake centered near Hemet struck Wednesday afternoon. 

The quake measured a preliminary 3.5 magnitude according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 

The event at 3:09 p.m. PT was likely felt in Idyllwild, according to the USGS Shakemap but may have been felt as far away as Temecula and Lake Elsinore. 

Officials expected very light damage if any from the quake.

No other information was available.

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