BORREGO SPRINGS (CNS) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck the East County desert Saturday about 9 miles southwest of Borrego Springs, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Automated seismographs picked up the quake at 5 p.m.
USGS officials tentatively placed the epicenter about 24 miles northeast of Ramona and 48 miles northeast of Alpine.
Some shaking was felt in Borrego Springs, Julian, Lakeside, Ramona, San Diego, Valley Center and Chula Vista, but no damage was reported, according to the USGS.
A pedestrian was found dead on Interstate 5 around 2 a.m. Saturday morning. California Highway Patrol say a car struck and killed the man, leaving him to die in the freeway.
The San Diego Fire Department was called to terminal 1 at the San Diego International Airport, Saturday afternoon for reports of a fire.
A sailor has died after he was struck by a helicopter blade at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base.
Slightly warmer and drier today after temperature records were broken overnight. Daytime temperatures expected to be 5- 10 degrees below seasonal norms.
The head of the federal agency that grants citizenship and immigration benefits said Friday that he had a message for anyone who considers his new mission statement anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no."