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Pair of earthquakes near Julian briefly jolt Southwest Riverside County


Last updated 12/6/2017 at Noon

A pair of earthquakes centered in the East County highlands shook the San Diego area and part of the Inland region in quick succession late this afternoon.

A 4.2-magnitude temblor occurred at 4:33 p.m., followed five minutes later by a quake measuring 3.0, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Both were centered in the area of the San Felipe Hills, eight or so miles northeast of Julian.

At least one of the temblors was felt by people as far away as downtown San Diego.

People in Southwest Riverside County, from Temecula to Hemet, also reported feeling the quake.

There were no reports...

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