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Southern California struck by an Earthquake

An Earthquake struck Southern California early morning on Tuesday at around 4:49 a.m., with a magnitude of 4.5. CBS Los Angeles reported that the earthquake struck approximately 6 miles south-southeast of Mt. San Gorgonio.

The earthquake was felt as far west as the Simi Valley and San Fernando Valley, as far south as Tijuana, and in the North, close to Barstow. People living in the Inland Empire reported that they felt the earthquake strongly in cities like Rancho Cucamonga, Temecula, and Menifee.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey website for citizens, more than 9,000 felt the earthquake. The website also reported that the first quake was followed by two more, with a magnitude of 2.2 and 3.2 respectively.

No reports of injuries and damages have surfaced or reported by Riverside County Fire Department.

Credit Source – CBS News


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