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3.7 M earthquake strikes Anza, shakes Coachella Valley

The earthquake occurred at 10:44 a.m.

3.7 magnitude earthquake felt across the

ANZA, Calif.- - A 3.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Anza at 10:44 a.m. Monday morning, as confirmed by the United States Geological Survey. The tremor hit at a depth of 12.5 kilometers or 7.7 miles. There were no \reports of injuries or property damage. 

The earthquake was centered 11 miles east-southeast of Anza and 18 miles north-northwest of Borrego Springs. Witnesses reportedly felt the earthquake in Palm Springs, Cathedral City, and as far east as Indio.

“It was a great day, a great day in Palm Springs despite the small earthquake,” said Matt Webber, who felt the shudder downtown.

“It felt like a semi going by. The building kind of shakes a little bit,” said Shauna Semenowich.

However, a number of Anza residents told KESQ / CBS Local 2's Katie Widner that they didn't feel anything.

"We were actually at the high school training and our phones started beeping saying we had a three-point earthquake in Anza. Never felt a thing," said Captain Terri Szabo of Cal Fire.

The department pulled all of their equipment out onto the driveway as a part of their protocol.

A 2.7 magnitude earthquake struck at a depth of 8.9 KM 6 km to the northeast of North Shore at 12:19 this morning. 


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