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Earthquake: 3.2 quake occurs near Morongo Valley

Earthquake: 3.2 quake occurs near Morongo Valley
The location of the epicenter of Saturday afternoon's quake near Morongo Valley. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Saturday afternoon three miles from Morongo Valley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:02 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.8 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from Desert Hot Springs, 13 miles from Yucca Valley and 14 miles from Banning.

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In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

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

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