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Magnitude-3.5 Quake Rattles Hemet

HEMET (CBSLA) – A magnitude-3.5 earthquake struck the Hemet area late Wednesday night.

Magnitude-3.5 Quake Rattles Hemet
A magnitude-3.5 quake struck Hemet, Calif., on Aug. 4, 2021. (USGS)

The earthquake occurred at 11:51 p.m. about 0.8 miles northwest of the Hemet city center, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter was recorded at Oakland and Hamilton avenues.

The quake occurred at a depth of about 11 miles.

There were no reports of damage or injury.

As of 6:30 a.m. Thursday, 508 people reported feeling it through USGS's "Did You Feel It?" platform from as far west as Long Beach and as far north as Palmdale.

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