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4.0 magnitude earthquake rattles San Diego County

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Posted at 10:14 AM, Jan 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-30 15:06:32-05

(KGTV) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 was reported near the Palomar Observatory in North County on Sunday.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake struck 18 miles northeast of Escondido at 9:45 a.m. The quake was originally reported as a 4.1 magnitude before it was downgraded.

According to the USGS, people across San Diego County and as far down as Chula Vista reported feeling the quake.

This is a developing story and will be updated.