Palm Springs, Calif. -

Valley residents report feeling a strong earthquake this morning.  The 4.6 quake was reported just before 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning, and was centered near Big Bear Lake says U.S.G.S. 

Several aftershocks have also been reported the strongest recorded at 3.4 and hit the same area a few minutes later.

The quake was felt here in the Coachella Valley.  No reports of damage at this time.