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3.2 earthquake strikes near Indio

August 26, 2012 |  2:57 am

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Sunday morning 11 miles from Indio, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:53 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

The epicenter was 12 miles from Thousand Palms, 13 miles from Coachella, 20 miles from Palm Springs and 93 miles from San Diego, according to the USGS.

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

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

— Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps