4.6 QUAKE IN MEXICO RATTLES EAST COUNTY

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December 19, 2013 (San Diego's East County) -- An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale struck north-central Baja, Mexico this evening about 70 kilometers northeast of Camalu.  Residents in Jacumba, Lakeside and El Cajon reported feeling the tremor, posting on the Brush Fire Partyline on Facebook.

"Mexico......whoa.....that moved alot in Lakeside," wrote Cats Ballzier. 

"I thought it was high winds shaking the house," Eucalyptus Hills Maureen Hall resident posted.

The quake was originally listed as a 5.2 but was later downgraded to a 4.6 by the U.S. Geological Survey.