Shaking felt across Southern California as magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes near town of Cabazon
By Ashley Williams, AccuWeather staff writer
May 08, 2018, 11:35:31 PM EDT
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported that two earthquakes struck within minutes of each other about 6.8 miles north of Cabazon, California, on Tuesday morning.
A 4.5-magnitude earthquake hit the area at a depth of 5 miles shortly before 5 a.m. local time, according to the USGS. The quake was initially measured at a magnitude of 4.6, but was later downgraded.
Two minutes later, a 3.2-magnitude earthquake, with a depth of about 7 miles, was reported in the same area.
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Some nearby residents reported via social media that the shaking of their homes woke them up.
@KNX1070 just felt house shake in Chino Hills. Mirrors rattling.— David P Morgan (@acsdadd_ch) May 8, 2018
There were no reports of damage during the temblor and no tsunami advisory was issued.
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