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Earthquake jolts Hemet and Inland Empire
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Earthquake jolts Hemet and Inland Empire

Residents shaken awake at 4:49 a.m. ■ Chronicle News Staff A 4.5 magnitude earthquake centered 6.8 miles north of Cabazon awakened Hemet residents early Tuesday morning. At least 27 aftershocks followed, the largest of which was 3.2, the USGS said. There were no reports of injuries or damage. The 4:49 a.m. earthquake was located six miles southeast of Mt. San Gorgonio and 19.3 miles northwest of Palm Springs at a depth of 8 miles. The magnitude was initially measured at 4.6 before being revised downward. Some 10,000 people felt the temblor, besides residents of Hemet, people from San Bernardino, Banning, Lake Elsinore and Colton experienced the shaking. Even people as far

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