Cluster of quakes shake Temecula, felt in San Diego

SAN DIEGO – A series of small earthquakes in southern Riverside County near Temecula could be felt in the San Diego area Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The first temblor struck at 6:45 a.m. with an epicenter 4.6 miles northeast of Aguanga and with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6, according to a computer-generated report from the USGS.

At 6:58 a.m., a second earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8 struck the same area, according to the USGS.

There were reports of light shaking in the Oceanside, Poway and Escondido areas, according to the USGS.

No damage was immediately reported.