Southern California Shaken by 4.5 Magnitude Earthquake

09 May, 2018, 01:06 | Author: Eloise Houston
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The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 4.5 magnitude quake struck near Cabazon in Riverside County, but shook a wide swath of Southern California.

The quake hit at 3:49 AM local time at a depth of 12 kilometers.

While information is still coming in, the government agency said there is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.

Following about five hours of inactivity, a magnitude 2.6 temblor was recorded at 10:11 a.m., near where the early morning quakes struck.

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The strong jolt was felt as far away as Long Beach, Whittier and San Diego, according to social media and the USGS's Did You Feel It Map. Preliminary reports from firefighters suggested there was no damage.

Within 40 minutes of the bigger quake, more than 6,700 people had reported, via the official U.S. Geological Survey website, that they had felt it.

On Twitter, users from across the region reported experiencing the latest spate of temblors.

News 8's Weather graphic of 4.5-magnitude quake in Riverside County Tuesday May 8, 2018.

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