Information and resources for Southern California

Earthquakes Shake Palm Desert Area

The quakes occurred within about 30 minutes of each other Wednesday morning

By Jonathan Lloyd
|  Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013  |  Updated 11:38 AM PDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Earthquakes Shake Palm Desert Area

This seismograph image shows an earthquake reported March 27, 2013 near Palm Desert.

advertisement

A series of earthquakes -- the largest with magnitude-3.7 -- were reported Wednesday morning in the Palm Desert area.

Earthquakes: Maps. Resources

The first quake, a magntude-3.4, occurred at 10:50 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Shaking was reported in Irvine, Cathedral City and La Quinta.

Subsequent quakes of magnitude-3.7 and 2.6 were reported within 30 minutes of the first quake.

There were no reports of damage.

Refresh this page for updates.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Running Dry
Coverage of the California drought. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out