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3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Felt In San Diego, Cathedral City Areas

The epicenter of an earthquake in Ocotillo Wells, California is shown in this image.
U.S. Geological Survey
The epicenter of an earthquake in Ocotillo Wells, California is shown in this image.

A shallow, 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Ocotillo Wells area of San Diego County but there were no reports of injury or damage, authorities said.

The quake, which had a depth of zero miles, was reported at 12:26 a.m. eight miles southwest of Ocotillo Wells, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, based on a computer-generated report.

People in the San Diego are and in Cathedral City in Riverside County's Coachella Valley reported weak shaking but no damage, the USGS said.