Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Shakes Wildomar Area, Felt Throughout SoCal

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A 4.0 earthquake jolted the Wildomar area of Riverside County on Tuesday afternoon and was widely felt throughout the region.

The temblor struck about 1:21 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was centered about a mile east of Wildomar and four miles northwest of Murrieta.

The quake’s initial magnitude was a 3.9, but was later upgraded to 4.0, according to USGS.

KTLA viewers reporting feeling shaking in Riverside, Fontana, Victorville, Long Beach, Laguna Hills and many other areas.

One said it felt like a train going by, while another reported it felt stronger than the magnitude indicated.

No injuries or damagers were reported.

The area where the quake hit is not far from where firefighters were battling the Tenaja Fire. The blaze, which erupted last Wednesday, has burned 1,926 acres and is 94 percent contained, according to Cal Fire.



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