SoCal struck by series of earthquakes

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The U.S. Geological Survey reported four earthquakes that hit the Anza Area after shaking the San Jacinto Mountains located north of the Riverside County town on Tuesday afternoon.

At about 3:57 in the afternoon, the largest earthquake with magnitude 3.5 hit 5 ½ miles north-northwest of Anza, USGS said. This was followed by a magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 3:41 in the afternoon, with the epicenter nearby.

Initial statements from the officials said the first quake was the largest, with magnitude 3.7, before going through the figure down.

Following the preliminary one, earthquakes with magnitude 2.3 and magnitude 2.1 followed.

While the largest quake was estimated to have weak shaking near the epicenter, the 3.4 magnitude shake was estimated to be a little stronger. USGS said people from San Bernardino to San Diego claim they felt the shake, KRON4 reported.

No damage or injury was reported.

On Friday evening, Southern California was also hit by a magnitude 4.3 earthquake, the USGS said, as reported by CNN.

The Los Angeles area and cities around it like Torrance, Carson, and Lomita have felt the quake.

The Los Angeles Fire Department has not recorded any damage or injuries at 8:00 in the evening, local time.

According to the USGA, the depth of the quake was 14 kilometers out of 8.6 miles.

An Earthquake Emergency Mode was alerted by the LAFD which mobilized fire department vehicles and helicopters around the estimated 470 square-mile coverage to assess emergency needs and damages.