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The earthquake occurred 24 miles from Coachella, 27 miles from Indio, 30 miles from Palm Springs and 30 miles from Palm Desert, Calif.
A magnitude 4.1 earthquake occurred Thursday morning five miles from Pittsburg, Calif., seven miles from Fairfield and eight miles from Suisun City.
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported at 2:23 a.m. Thursday 12 miles from Ridgecrest, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake occurred eight miles from Palm Springs and 12 miles from Rancho Mirage.
The earthquake occurred 14 miles from Temecula, 17 miles from Ramona, 17 miles from San Diego and 18 miles from Fallbrook.
The earthquake was reported at 10:19 p.m., two miles from Brawley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. This marked the fourth quake reported Tuesday near Brawley.
What was initially reported to be a 4.0 earthquake Friday morning off the coast of Catalina Island was, in fact, not an earthquake, the U.S. Geological Survey said.