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Earthquake: Magnitude 3.2 quake strikes near Palm Springs

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.2 quake strikes near Palm Springs
Maps shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning's magnitude 3.2 earthquake near Palm Springs. (Bing)

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported early Tuesday morning west of Palm Springs, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:12 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 9.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from Desert Hot Springs, 11 miles from Palm Springs and 12 miles from Banning.

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In the past 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of 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.

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