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4.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern California Desert

A 4.7 earthquake rolls through Southern California.

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake rolled through Southern California on Monday morning.

The 9:55 a.m. quake was originally reported as a 5.1 magnitude, but soon after the U.S. Geological Survery downgraded it to a magnitude of 4.7.

The epicenter was roughly 12 miles from Anza, a desert town about 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

Over 50 aftershocks have been reported.

A tremble was felt sharply near the epicenter, and a rolling sensation occurred in areas around Los Angeles and San Diego.

No injuries or damages were reported at this time.

Lucy Jones, a seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Pasadena, said that 5 earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.7 or greater have been reported in the past 20 years, and there were 8 quakes reported in the 20th century with a magnitude of 6 and above.

Associated Press contributed to this report.

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