Earthquakes Shake Palm Desert Area - NBC Southern California

Earthquakes Shake Palm Desert Area

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



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

    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.

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