Pair of moderate quake strikes in desert area east of San Diego

BORREGO SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A pair of moderate earthquakes has rattled a desert area east of San Diego. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.4 and magnitude-4.8 quakes struck a minute apart Saturday at 8:08 p.m., in an area about 10 miles north of Borrego Springs. Residents in downtown San Diego could feel the ground rumbling.

A San Diego County sheriff's dispatcher described feeling a "quick jolt" and said no one had called in to report damage or injuries.

Borrego Springs is about 90 miles northeast of San Diego.