Preliminary magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits near Anza, California

An earthquake struck Friday near Anza in Riverside County.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) says the quake was reported at 6:53 p.m. Friday.

It was recorded at a depth of about 6.5 miles. Several aftershocks followed.

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There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. While there are many variables involved, geologists say damage does not usually occur until the earthquake magnitude reaches somewhere above 4 or 5.

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