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3.5 magnitude earthquake strikes near Anza

Third quake in the same area this week

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Anza Thursday afternoon.

The earthquake was recorded at 4:23 pm, about 17 miles south-southwest of La Quinta, and just north of the Riverside-San Diego county line, according to the United States Geological Survey.

According to the United States Geological Survey, this is the third earthquake to strike near that area in the past two days. Wednesday night, there was a 3.1 magnitude at 7:30 pm and a 2.7 magnitude a little after 8:30 pm.

There have been no reports of injuries or structural damage.

Read: Recent discovery along San Jacinto fault similar to an event before other powerful earthquakes

Residents in several valley cities reported feeling the earthquake.


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