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3.9-magnitude earthquake rattles Ocotillo Wells area near border of San Diego, Imperial counties

3.9-magnitude earthquake rattles Ocotillo Wells area near border of San Diego, Imperial counties
A 3.9 earthquake struck near the Ocotillo Wells area early Thursday. (Los Angeles Times)

A 3.9-magnitude earthquake rattled communities near the border of San Diego and Imperial counties early Thursday.

The temblor hit shortly before 5:50 a.m. about 12 miles southeast of Ocotillo Wells near the Salton Sea. The quake had a depth of about 7 miles, according to the United States Geological Survey.

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There were no immediate reports of any damage.

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