Earthquake: 3.4 quake near Borrego Springs, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Desert Sands Mobile Home Park, Calif.
Sunday afternoon’s quake was centered near Borrego Springs, Calif.
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A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon five miles north-northwest of Borrego Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:13 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 24 miles from La Quinta, Calif., 28 miles from Palm Desert, Calif., 28 miles from Coachella, Calif. and 73 miles from Mexicali, Mexico.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake 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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