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4.0-magnitude earthquake rocks Imperial County, felt in San Diego

Posted at 8:46 AM, May 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-06 13:43:53-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck Imperial County early Wednesday morning and was far west in San Diego County, according to United States Geological Survey data.

Wednesday's tremor happened at 1:27 a.m. and was centered 6.8 miles east-northeast of the town of Niland near the Salton Sea, about 150 miles east of San Diego, according to the USGS.

The small town with a population of 1,000 residents was jolted by an aftershock two minutes later registering 2.8-magnitude, according to the USGS.

No known injuries or structural damage have been reported.

Various people reported feeling the quake all over Southern California as far west as Chula Vista and northwest in Valley Village in Los Angeles.