2.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits San Diego Near Ocotillo Wells

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake struck 15 miles southwest of Ocotillo Wells around 11:52am on Thursday.

The quake had a depth of about 5.8 miles with a measured magnitude of 2.9, although it was originally reported at 3.1.

People in Julian, Pine Valley, Lakeside, El Cajon, Escondido, and Oceanside reported that they felt light shaking.

Track recent earthquake activity on the USGS website.

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