4.5-magnitude earthquake recorded in SoCal

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SAN DIEGO — A 4.5 magnitude earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon about 10 miles southeast of Ocotillo Wells in Southern California.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake was recorded at 3:07 p.m. The quake occurred at a depth of about 6 miles and initially was reported at a magnitude of 4.4, per USGS.

The USGS says tremors from the earthquake were felt throughout San Diego County and along the U.S.-Mexico border, including in Chula Vista, Del Mar, El Cajon, Imperial Beach and National City, among many others.

USGS officials marked the quake with a green alert, meaning it carries a “low likelihood of casualties and damage.”

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