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Moderate earthquake in northern Mexico felt in US

Moderate earthquake in northern Mexico felt in US

A moderate earthquake in northern Mexico was felt in at least one inland border town in California, but no injuries were reported.
Seismologist Dale Grant of the U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.9 quake struck just before 4 p.m. Saturday. It was centered about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Calexico, California, and 23 miles (37 kilometers) northeast of Mexicali, Mexico, at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 kilometers).
Grant says few people have reported feeling the quake.
A dispatcher with the Calexico Police Department says the police station shook briefly but there have been no reports of damage or injuries.
Calexico is a city of about 27,000 people 120 miles (193 kilometers) east of San Diego.