LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Southern California earthquake today 2012 has struck south of Palm Springs. The Southern California earthquake today Tuesday, September 18, 2012 erupted this afternoon close to Idyllwild. No reports of damage assessment have yet to be indicated by local news.
Officials tell news that a 3.1 magnitude quake erupted Tuesday near Idyllwild. The quake, however, posted a nominal depth. USGS indicates to news that the quake, striking shortly after 2 pm local time today, posted an epicenter of only twelve miles below the earthâ€™s surface.
USGS details to news that the quake was only four miles southwest of Idyllwild. The quake was ten miles from Anza and Valle Vista. USGS indicates to news that the quake was sixty-eight miles north of San Diego and fifteen miles southwest of Palm Springs.
Mapping today reveals that the quake was centered east of the 215 Freeway and south of the 10 Freeway. The quake was centered west of La Quinta, and east of Menifee. The quake was also northeast of Temecula and east of Perris and Moreno Valley.
Last week, a quake erupted close to today’s epicenter. That quake was two miles from Cabazon. It was centered ten miles from Banning and twelve miles from Morongo Valley. Officials confirmed to news that the quake was fourteen miles west of Palm Springs and eighty-three miles from San Diego.