A 4.1-magnitude earthquake was felt in Idyllwild and other areas of the Hill about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14. The quake was centered in the Yucaipa area and bounded by Beaumont and Moreno Valley.

The shake was felt as far west as Long Beach and the Los Angeles coastal communities, east to Indio, south to Encinitas and north to Barstow, according the U.S. Geological Survey incident reports. The greatest number of responses came from Redlands and Riverside. Ten Idyllwild residents commented on the shake. Several comments from the San Francisco Bay area were received also.

Another quake affecting Idyllwild was Tuesday night, Sept. 13, when a 1.1-magnitude quake occurred about three miles south of the town.