4.8-magnitude earthquake hits Imperial County, near California-Mexico border

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A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck in Imperial County near the California-Mexico border Thursday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

USGS says the quake struck around 11:43 p.m., about 7 miles from Ocotillo and 18 miles from El Centro.

A USGS map showed the quake was felt across a large swath of Southern California and a part of Baja California.

No damage or injuries were immediately reported.