A moderate earthquake has shaken an inland area of Southern California, but there are no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

The U.S. Geological Survey says in a preliminary report that the magnitude-4.4 quake hit in foothills north of San Bernardino about 5:38 p.m. Tuesday at a depth of about three miles. Minutes later it was followed by aftershocks of magnitude 3.8 and 3.2.

People reported feeling the earthquake throughout the suburbs east of Los Angeles.

Tim Frank, a dispatch supervisor with the San Bernardino County Fire Department communication center, said there were no initial reports of damage or injuries.