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Two earthquakes off coast felt in L.A., Riverside and San Diego counties


Last updated 6/5/2019 at 11:17am

SAN DIEGO - A pair of earthquakes that struck on the morning of Wednesday, June 5 in the Pacific Ocean, just south of San Clemente Island, were felt in parts of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego counties, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

A magnitude-4.3 temblor struck at 3:47 a.m. at a depth of 5.2 miles, its epicenter about 38 miles south-southwest of Avalon, according to a computer-generated USGS report.

Reports on the USGS "Did You Feel It?'' map showed light shaking could be felt along the coast from Santa Monica to San Clemente and as far inland as Hemet and Fontana.

Light shaking was also reported in San Diego County from Escondido to Chula Vista.

Another magnitude-4.3 quake struck the same area at 7:32 a.m. and also had a depth of 5.2 miles, according to the USGS.

Reports showed light shaking was felt from Santa Monica to San Clemente during the second quake.

Residents also felt light shaking in Hemet and La Jolla.

No damage or injuries were immediately reported.


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