Quake temblor
The location of Friday’s North County earthquake. Photo credit: Screen shot, earthquake.usgs.gov

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake centered near Palomar Mountain shook San Diego County Friday evening.

It occurred just south of the Riverside County line and about 20 miles east of Fallbrook at 6:16 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Initial reports placed the magnitude at 4.5 on the Richter scale.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage due to the earthquake, which shook communities as far south as San Diego.

– City News Service