Quake strikes near Anza

ANZA – A small and shallow earthquake struck southern Riverside County today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The temblor hit at 8:44 a.m. with a magnitude of 3.5 at a depth of 1.2 miles 9 miles west-southwest of Anza in Riverside County and 10 miles north-northeast of Palomar Observatory in San Diego County, according to a computer-generated report.

About three minutes later, a second quake struck at about the same place with a magnitude of 2.6, according to the USGS.

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