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Small quake rattles desert

quake-readingOCOTILLO WELLS, Calif. — A magnitude-3.7 earthquake struck Thursday near the San Diego-Imperial county line, according a preliminary reading from the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was recorded shortly before 1 p.m. and centered about seven miles northeast of Ocotillo Wells, or 70 miles east-northeast of San Diego, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The quake was felt in parts of Riverside County, including Thermal, Indio and Cathedral City, and at least one San Diegan reported feeling it, according to the USGS.


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