Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Indio

Earthquake near Indio
A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Sunday afternoon’s quake near Indio.
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A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon eight miles from Indio, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:14 p.m. PDT at a depth of 1.9 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from Coachella, 15 miles from La Quinta, and 16 miles from Palm Desert.

In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.



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