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Earthquake of 3.4 magnitude centered 16 miles south of Borrego Springs


Last updated 2/17/2013 at Noon

SAN DIEGO COUNTY - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.3 shook eastern San Diego County, and was felt as far away as Riverside today, Sun., Feb. 17.

"We feel them out here all the time, but not like this one,'' said Cheryl Gillott, a state parks worker in Ocotillo Wells. "It was pretty big.''

The 9:04 a.m. temblor was centered about 16 miles east-southeast of Julian, or 16 miles due south of Borrego Springs. That spot would be in the isolated desert mountains about 75 miles southeast of downtown Riverside.

Persons scattered around eastern San Diego County reported feeling sha...

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