3.6 Earthquake Rattles Desert Area

Quake Struck Near Borrego Springs

A magnitude-3.6 earthquake rattled the northeastern reaches of San Diego County Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

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The temblor struck at 3:37 a.m. at a depth of 4.3 miles, its epicenter four miles north-northwest of Borrego Springs, according to a preliminary, computer-generated report from the USGS.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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