An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 shook a large portion of Southern California early Tuesday morning, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey put the epicenter of the 4:49 a.m. temblor about 7 miles north of Cabazon.
There were no immediate reports of damage. According to the USGS, the quake was felt across a wide area of the region, from the Inland Empire west to Los Angeles and Orange County.
Cabazon is about 89 miles east of downtown L.A. The quake was followed by several aftershocks.