Earthquakes Rattle Riverside County Near Idyllwild, South of Palm Desert

Some Riverside County residents were rattled Dec. 30 by earthquakes southwest of Idyllwild and south of Palm Desert.

Monday morning residents living on the Riverside-San Diego County line were rocked by a magnitude-3.3 temblor. The quake struck at 10:33 a.m. and was centered approximately 23 miles south of Palm Desert, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Then at 3:44 p.m. Monday, another earthquake was reported two miles southwest of Idyllwild, which registered a magnitude-3.7, the USGS reported.

Neither quake caused any reported damage or injuries.

Reported by Patch Editor Toni McAllister


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