Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Ribbonwood, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Ribbonwood, Calif.
A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning’s quake near Ribbonwood, Calif.
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A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday morning seven miles from Ribbonwood, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:21 a.m. PDT at a depth of 5.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 15 miles from La Quinta, 17 miles from Palm Desert, and 18 miles from Rancho Mirage.

In the last 10 days, there have been no 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.


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