Several people reported hearing two large “bangs” and felt the earth shake just after 3 p.m. Tuesday in San Diego. “Was there an earthquake that made that big boom at 3:15 p.m.?” Nancy Whitaker posted on Facebook. Santee residents reported seeing a large glowing ball in the western sky.

“I automatically thought it was a earthquake, my car started moving back & forth in Imperial Beach!” Laura Reynolds said. “Are we having an earthquake? Our sliders won’t stop shaking, but my chair isn’t moving and it’s not wind,” a Coronado resident posted to social media. “I heard it here on the Strand, but didn’t feel anything. READ MORE