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US Earthquake jolts wide swath of Southern California

19:27  08 may  2018
19:27  08 may  2018 Source:   cbsnews.com

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Earthquake jolts wide swath of Southern California LOS ANGELES — An early morning earthquake jolted a wide swath of Southern California awake Tuesday.

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LOS ANGELES — An early morning earthquake jolted a wide swath of Southern California awake Tuesday. CBS Los Angeles reports the quake, which struck about 6 miles south-southeast of Mt. San Gorgonio at about 4:49 a.m., was downgraded to magnitude-4.5. It was initially reported to have a preliminary magnitude of 4.6.

The temblor in the Cabazon area was felt as far west as the San Fernando Valley and Simi Valley, as far south as Tijuana, and near Barstow to the north. Residents in the Inland Empire reported feeling it strongly in cities like Menifee, Rancho Cucamonga and Temecula.

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Watch CBSN Live. Earthquake jolts wide swath of Southern California . LOS ANGELES — An early morning earthquake jolted a wide swath of Southern California awake Tuesday. CBS Los Angeles reports the quake , which struck about 6 miles south -southeast of Mt.

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According to the U.S. Geological Survey, that initial quake was followed about two minutes later by two more measuring in at 2.2 and 3.2.

Metrolink reported that trains out of San Diego and the Inland Empire may experience delays due to precautionary trackinspections following the earthquake.  

Moderate earthquake triggers alarm in Mexico City; no damage reported .
A moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck southern Mexico on Wednesday morning.The tremor, which was centered in the southwestern state of Guerrero, was felt lightly in Mexico City shortly after 9 a.m. and hundreds of people left office blocks and gathered in the streets. No damage was reported.

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