Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Anza

A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning's quake near Anza, Calif. (Bing Maps / December 31, 2013)

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 11 miles from Anza, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:21 a.m. PST at a depth of 5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 14 miles from La Quinta, 16 miles from Palm Desert and 16 miles from Rancho Mirage.

In the past 10 days, there have been three earthquakes magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service, and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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