Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Earthquake: 4.2 - Palm Desert - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck approximately 27 miles south of Palm Springs, Calif. at 8:55 p.m.
No injuries or damages were reported.Earthquake location map -
Map Centered at 33°N, 116°W
Earthquake Details

Magnitude4.2
Date-Time
Location33.440°N, 116.460°W
Depth5.8 km (3.6 miles)
RegionSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Distances
  • 23 km (14 miles) ESE (123°) from Anza, CA
  • 23 km (14 miles) NNW (339°) from Borrego Springs, CA
  • 30 km (19 miles) SSW (210°) from La Quinta, CA
  • 38 km (23 miles) SW (214°) from Indio, CA
  • 43 km (27 miles) S (171°) from Palm Springs, CA
  • 97 km (60 miles) NE (41°) from San Diego, CA
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 0.2 km (0.1 miles); depth +/- 0.8 km (0.5 miles)

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