June 15, 2010 / 5:15 AM / 9 years ago

Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes southern California

The scoreboard at Petco Field in San Diego informs of an earthquake that paused the game briefly between the San Diego Padres and the Toronto Blue Jays during their inter-league MLB baseball game in San Diego, California June 14, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck a remote part of southern California, near the border with Mexico, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Monday.

The quake was centered about 5 miles southeast of Ocotillo, California, and occurred at 11:26 p.m. ET, the USGS said. It was felt in San Diego on the western coast of California, a witness said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Reporting by Peter Henderson, Writing by Paul Simao; Americas Desk; Editing by Sanjeev Miglani

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