Preliminary 3.1 magnitude earthquake reported near Julian

Posted: 9:06 PM, Dec 08, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-09 05:08:07Z

JULIAN, Calif. (KGTV) -- The Julian area was shaken Friday night by a preliminary 3.1 magnitude earthquake. 

The earthquake happened around 6:51 p.m. Friday night at a depth of 9.8 kilometers. 

The earthquake comes after a series of earthquakes were reported near Julian Wednesday when residents were shaken by a 4.2 magnitude earthquake around 4:33 p.m. 

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Many residents in and around the town reported feeling the series of earthquakes Wednesday. "We certainly did feel quite a bit. Everything rattled and shook," said one employee at the Julian Gold Rush Hotel. 

Following the initial earthquake Wednesday, several aftershocks were reported nearby.