VOICE News Staff
Anza, CA – A series of earthquakes rattled parts of Riverside County on Friday, beginning with the first and largest striking around 6:53 p.m. and measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
The quake was centered about 10 miles southwest of Anza and 16 miles southwest of La Quinta. The initial quake was followed by a series of at least five smaller shakes in the same area that ranged in magnitude from 3.6 to 2.6 USGS reported.
Seismologists pinpointed the quake along the San Jacinto fault, which runs through Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Imperial Counties.