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Mag.-3.4 quake rattles Lake Elsinore, surrounding residents

A USGS map shows Lake Elsinore, where a magnitude 3.4 earthquake struck around 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. (USGS)
October 9, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A magnitude-3.4 earthquake shook residents near Lake Elsinore just after 6 a.m. Tuesday.

According to the USGS, the quake shook 3 miles north northwest of Lake Elsinore. The hypocentral depth was 6 miles.

There were no intial reports of inuries or damage.

Eyewitness News viewers in Murriteta, Perris, Rancho Santa Margarita and Azusa said they felt the shaking. Some described it as a strong, quick jolt.


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