Preliminary Magnitude 3.6 Earthquake Strikes Near Hemet: USGS
A preliminary magnitude 3.6 earthquake struck in Riverside County early Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The temblor hit at 9:12 a.m. about 5 miles southeast of Valle Vista, 6.8 miles west southwest of Idyllwild, 8.7 miles east southeast of Hemet and 19.3 miles west southwest of Moreno Valley.
The preliminary depth of the earthquake was 10.3 miles, according to USGS.
Several people, including Facebook users in Perris, Menifee, Corona and Ontario, reported feeling some shaking.
“I am in Hemet and it was a little jolt. I heard it more than felt it. It sounded like someone fell or a car crashed,” Dena Vrablic posted.
A couple of Moreno Valley and Menifee residents described it as a “big jolt.”
No injuries or damages were reported.
KTLA’s Steve Granado contributed to this report.