Orange dot shows the location of the earthquake. Courtesy USGS

A small earthquake struck Thursday morning northwest of Lakeside and was felt as far south as San Diego and as far north as Oceanside, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The magnitude-2.7 temblor struck at 7:18 a.m. at a depth of 3.6 miles, its epicenter about 3.7 miles north-northwest of Lakeside, according to a computer-generated USGS report.

Reports on the USGS “Did You Feel It?” map showed light shaking could be felt in Oceanside, Escondido, Vista, Poway, San Diego and Santee.

No damage or injuries were immediately reported.

–City News Service

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