An earthquake centered near Lake Elsinore rocked the county today.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported the 3.4 magnitude temblor struck at 6 a.m., 5.6 miles beneath the surface. Its epicenter was 2 miles north of Lake Elsinore and 16 miles south-southwest of Moreno Valley and 16 miles north-northwest of Murrieta, the USGS reported.
There were no reports of serious damage. At press time, nearly 100 people from Murrieta to as far away as Covina had reported feeling the quake to the USGS.