Preliminary 3.4-magnitude quake strikes near Lake Elsinore
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. - A preliminary 3.4-magnitude struck roughly six miles from Lake Elsinore Monday morning and was felt throughout Southern California, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
The USGS said the quake was reported at 6:20 a.m.
It was recorded at a depth of about 6 miles.
Residents in Riverside, San Bernardino, and Orange counties reported feeling the tremblor.
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There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. While there are many variables involved, geologists say damage does not usually occur until the earthquake magnitude reaches somewhere above 4 or 5.
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