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Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Anza

April 11, 2012 |  7:34 am

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning 13 miles from Anza, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:42 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 16 miles from La Quinta, 17 miles from Palm Desert, 24 miles from Palm Springs and 63 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.

— Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps