4.0-magnitude earthquake hits SoCal area

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An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 hit the Trabuco Canyon area at 2:09 a.m. Thursday. (KABC)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 hit the Trabuco Canyon overnight Thursday, followed by a series of small aftershocks.

The quake struck at 2:09 a.m. about 8.1 miles northeast of Trabuco Canyon and 14.9 miles south-southwest of Riverside.

People reported feeling the shaking across Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties.

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USGS reported several small aftershocks followed the 4.0-magnitude earthquake, including a 2.2 at 2:50 a.m. and two others with a magnitude of 1.1. All were northeast of Trabuco Canyon.

There were no reports of any injuries or damage.

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