Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Borrego Springs, Calif.


A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening three miles from Borrego Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:04 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 8.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 26 miles from La Quinta, Calif.; 27 miles from San Diego Country Estates; 29 miles from Palm Desert; and 251 miles from Phoenix.

In the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake 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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