2 Magnitude 3.5 earthquakes strike near Palm Springs

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A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported at 2:07 p.m. Sunday eight miles from Palm Springs, followed by another 3.5 quake in the area at 3:37 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquakes occurred about 12 miles from Palm Desert, 13 miles from La Quinta, 15 miles from Rancho Mirage and 17 miles from Cathedral City.

On Friday, a magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit the area, followed by several aftershocks up to magnitude 3.7.

In the last 10 days, there have been seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

The location of a quake that struck near Anza on April 5, 2020. (USGS)
The location of a quake that struck near Anza on April 5, 2020. (USGS)

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