A.M. Earthquake Jolted Parts of Southern California

January 7, 2016

An early morning earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 shook the inland region of Southern California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The USGS says the quake occurred at 6:42 a.m. Wednesday and was centered 2 miles north of Banning, about 85 miles east of Los Angeles.

A Riverside County sheriff’s dispatcher in the region says it was felt but there were no immediate calls about damage or injury.

Topics California Catastrophe Natural Disasters Earthquake

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