2.9 magnitude earthquake struck Riverside County on Wednesday

Early Wednesday morning, an earthquake measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale was detected in Riverside County.

According to the findings of the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred around 1:14 a.m. about 5 miles southwest of Mountain Center in the San Jacinto Mountains.

The epicenter of the earthquake was determined to be around 14 miles southeast of Hemet. The earthquake did not cause any damage or injuries.

The earthquake was first measured to have a magnitude of 3.3, but this number was later adjusted downward on the United States Geological Survey event page.

On Tuesday, a quake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale shook the San Francisco Bay Area. The earthquake shook buildings, but it did not cause significant damage.

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