2 Earthquakes Strike Near Pine Valley

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, 3.6- and 3.3- magnitude quakes struck Saturday evening and again early Sunday east-northeast of Pine Valley and Alpine.

"Shake Map" (Earthquake.gov.us)
"Shake Map" (Earthquake.gov.us)

No damage has been reported from an early morning magnitude 3.6 earthquake centered 14 miles east-northeast of Pine Valley in the Cleveland National Forest, in San Diego County, a sheriff's lieutenant said.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the 3.6 magnitude earthquake at 1:41 a.m. Sunday, one kilometer below ground, with its epicenter 14 miles east-northeast of Pine Valley, 27 miles east of Alpine and 29 miles east-southeast of San Diego Country Estates.

Residents in Ramona and Jamul reported feeling the earthquake.

There were no calls reporting damage in the area, said San Diego sheriff's Lt. Clayton Lisk.

At 5:36 p.m. Saturday, a 3.3-magnitude quake was reported by USGS near the epicenter of Sunday's seismic event. Striking one mile below ground, Saturday's was centered 15 miles east-northeast of Pine Valley and 29 miles east-northeast of Alpine, according to USGS. 

—City News Service and Maggie Avants contributed to this report.


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