4.2 magnitude earthquake near La Quinta, California
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported 14 miles from La Quinta, California at 4:12 a.m. Saturday, according to the US Geological Survey.
The earthquake occurred 15 miles from Palm Springs, 18 miles from Palm Desert, 20 miles from Coachella and 20 miles from Indio.
There has been an earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or higher nearby in the last 10 days.
According to a recent three-year data sample, an average of 25 earthquakes with magnitudes between 4.0 and 5.0 occur in California and Nevada each year.
The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.5 miles. Did you feel that earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.
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