PALM SPRINGS – The San Jacinto Mountains and surrounding areas were rattled today by an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.9, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Automated sensors recorded the quake at 12:47 a.m. about six miles southeast of Valle Vista in Riverside County, or about 19 miles west-southwest of Palm Springs, the USGS reported.
Residents all across the Coachella Valley and western Riverside County reported light to moderate shaking. The quake was felt from Indio to the San Fernando Valley and as far south as San Diego.
No damage was reported.
EARLY VERSION INFORMATION
According to the United States Geological Survey site, a 3.9 earthquake struck at 12:47 am this morning, 9 km southeast of Valle Vista, California.
It was 11 miles deep and felt as far north as Fontana and as far south as San Diego. By 1:20 am 1028 people in 126 zip codes had reported feeling the shaker, describing it as weak to moderate.
Idyllwild, CA – 11 km (7 miles) WSW (238 degrees)
Hemet, CA – 15 km (10 miles) ESE (113 degrees)
Anza, CA – 20 km (13 miles) NW (319 degrees)
Palm Springs, CA – 28 km (18 miles) WSW (241 degrees)