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Earthquake Rattles Border Region

A magnitude-4.0 earthquake rattled the far southeastern reaches of Southern California today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The temblor struck at 8:06 a.m. at a depth of 5.5 miles, its epicenter 12 miles southwest of El Centro, according to a preliminary, computer-generated report from the USGS.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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