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M3.7 Earthquake Shakes Idyllwild Area

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Lawmakers say an early warning system could save lives and boost a more rapid response following a major earthquake. (Photo credit: U.S. Geological Survey)

Lawmakers say an early warning system could save lives and boost a more rapid response following a major earthquake. (Photo credit: U.S. Geological Survey)

IDYLLWILD (CBSLA.com) — An estimated 3.7-magnitude earthquake shook the Idyllwild area Monday.

The Southern California Earthquake Center reports the quake hit around 3:44 p.m. and was centered approximately 2 miles south-southwest of the Idyllwild post office.

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed the report.

No injuries or damages have been reported.

Monday’s earthquake came hours after a magnitude 3.3 shook the Borrego Springs area at 10:33 a.m.

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