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Earthquake: 3.0 temblor strikes near Indio

April 5, 2012 | 12:08 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon 10 miles from Indio, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:01 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 2.5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 miles from Coachella, 13 miles from Thousand Palms, 20 miles from Twentynine Palms and 94 miles from San Diego.

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

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


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Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps