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Magnitude 3.5 earthquake reported Monday evening

Magnitude 3.5 earthquake reported Monday evening

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Monday evening at 11:39 p.m. Pacific time four miles from Palm Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Followed by another micro earthquake occurred at 11:41:28 PM (PST) on Monday, January 17, 2022.

The magnitude 1.3 event occurred 10 km (6 miles) NNW of Idyllwild, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 13 km ( 8 miles).

Magnitude 1.3 – local magnitude (Ml)
Time Monday, January 17, 2022 at 11:41:28 PM (PST)
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 7:41:28 (UTC)

Distance from Idyllwild, CA – 10 km (6 miles) NNW (348 degrees)

Cabazon, CA – 11 km (7 miles) SSE (157 degrees)

Banning, CA – 16 km (10 miles) SE (130 degrees)

Valle Vista, CA – 17 km (10 miles) ENE (57 degrees)

Palm Springs, CA – 20 km (12 miles) W (272 degrees)

Coordinates 33 deg. 49.8 min. N (33.830N), 116 deg. 44.5 min. W (116.741W)

Depth 13.13 km (8.2 miles)
Quality Good

New 3D numerical modeling that captures more geometric complexity of an active fault segment in southern California than any other suggests that the overall earthquake hazard for towns on the west side of the Coachella Valley such as Palm Springs may be slightly lower than previously believed. Courtesy google earth and UMass Amherst

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