From KABC: 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern California

September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 5, 2010 at 6:33 AM EDT

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From KABC: 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern California

September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 5, 2010 at 6:33 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A Magnitude 7.2 earthquake centered near the border city of Mexicali struck Sunday afternoon and rocked all of Southern California and parts of Arizona.

High rise buildings in Los Angeles and San Diego rocked back and forth when the quake hit.

Preliminary USGS information indicated the epicenter was 19 miles southeast of Mexicali, at an area that has been rocked with magnitude 3.0 quakes all week.

Los Angeles City Fire Department officials said the department is on earthquake status and some stalled elevators in the city have been reported.