Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Morongo Valley

Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Morongo Valley, Calif.

A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning’s quake near Morongo Valley, Calif.

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A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Monday morning four miles from Morongo Valley, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:06 a.m. PST at a depth of 5.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 11 miles from Desert Hot Springs, 13 miles from Yucca Valley and 15 miles from Banning.

In the last 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.


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