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5.4 Earthquake Strikes Borrego Springs, Felt Widely in Los Angeles [Updated]

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 (previously 5.9, later downgraded) jolted the Borrego Springs area at 4:53 p.m. today. It was widely felt across Southern California, some in the San Diego County area reporting it as a quick jolt and others in Los Angeles as a long deep roll. It was even felt in Las Vegas. The Los Angeles Fire Department said there were no immediately reports of damage or injury within the city. Officials at LAX said operations were running normally.

For those who remember the July 2008 earthquake, that was a 5.4 in Chino Hills, outside Los Angeles.