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Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Anza

October 5, 2011 | 12:42 am

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning 13 miles from Anza, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:36 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 8.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 17 miles from Borrego Springs, 17 miles from La Quinta, 24 miles from Palm Springs and 62 miles from San Diego.

In the past 10 days, there have been three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about California earthquakes on L.A. Now.

-- Ken Schwencke

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