Magnitude 4.7 quake felt in the Coachella Valley

No injuries or damage reported from quake felt around southern California

POSTED: 09:59 AM PDT Mar 11, 2013    UPDATED: 08:15 PM PDT Mar 11, 2013 
ANZA, Calif. -

The US Geological Survey reported a magnitude 4.7 earthquake centered near Anza just before 10 a.m. Monday.  There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. 

The quake was initially reported as a magnitude-5.2, but was repeatedly downgraded as more accurate measurements became available and seismologists analyzed their data.

The magnitude-4.7 earthquake hit at 9:56 a.m. A 2.7 magnitude fore shock was recorded in the same area 20 minutes earlier.

Riverside County Sheriff's Department Corporal Angel Ramos said deputies received several alarm calls from residences and businesses, but no injuries were reported.  No power outages were reported, according to Southern California Edison.

The earthquakes were located 13 miles East Southeast of Anza, 16 miles from La Quinta, 17 miles from Palm Desert, 23 miles from Palm Springs, and 23 miles from San Diego.

It was felt around the Coachella Valley and from Los Angeles to San Diego.

Stay with News Channel 3 for the latest on all seismic activity around the Coachella Valley and southern California.