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Small Quake Rattles San Diego County

Parts of San Diego County were rattled today by a shallow earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5, the U.S. Geological survey reported.

Automated sensors recorded the quake at 7:33 a.m. about 12 miles southwest of Ocotillo Wells and 54 miles east-northeast of San Diego, according to the USGS. It was recorded at a depth of .062 mile.

Residents in Ramona reported light shaking, and weak shaking was reported in Borrego Springs, Campo, Poway and Alpine, according to the USGS.

No damage was reported.