Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Hits Baja California; Shaking Felt in San Diego, O.C. and Riverside Counties: USGS

An earthquake struck Baja California, Mexico, on Nov. 19, 2018. (Credit: U.S. Geological Survey)

An earthquake struck Baja California, Mexico, on Nov. 19, 2018. (Credit: U.S. Geological Survey)

An earthquake with preliminary magnitude 4.8 rattled Baja California Monday and was felt throughout Southern California,  KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego reported.

The temblor struck just after 12:15 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was centered nearly 3 miles southwest of Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota and 32 miles south southeast of Mexicali.

Weak to light shaking was felt throughout San Diego County, and as far north as Mission Viejo and Perris, USGS reported.

No other information was immediately available.