Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 10.7 mi west of Desert Hot Springs, California, USA, on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 15:09 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 10.7 mi west of Desert Hot Springs, California, USA, on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 15:09 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 17 km depth

15 Sep 15:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Date & time: Sep 15, 2020 15:09:21 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 16.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.98734°N / 116.68716°W (Riverside, California, United States)
Antipode: 33.987°S / 63.313°E
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SW of Morongo Valley (pop: 3,550) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) W of Desert Hot Springs (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Banning (pop: 30,900) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Palm Springs (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ENE of Beaumont (pop: 43,800) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NW of Cathedral City (pop: 53,800) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) E of Yucaipa (pop: 53,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NE of Hemet (pop: 83,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) E of Riverside (pop: 322,400) --> See nearby quakes!
668 km (415 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.117 km12km SW of Morongo Valley, CA (USA)USGS
3.117 kmSouthern California (USA)EMSC

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Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (23.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs, Riverside, California (19.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Palm Springs / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : It was only 1 shake, as if someone shakes your chair  
Koreatown (United States, 149 km W of epicenter) : Felt slight jiggle in LA area. Didn't think anything of it until I saw it here. (reported through EMSC)  
Ontario (United States, 89 km W of epicenter) : Felt Nothing. Just a little dizzy. Ontario California (reported through EMSC)  
Spring Valley Lake (United States, 77 km NW of epicenter) : Nothing here in the high desert (reported through EMSC)  
Jurupa Valley (United States, 76 km W of epicenter) : Not felt. (reported through EMSC)  
Jurupa Valley (United States, 76 km W of epicenter) : Nothing in Mira Loma (reported through EMSC)  
Riverside (United States, 65 km W of epicenter) : I didn’t feel anything (reported through EMSC)  
Murrieta Hot Springs (United States, 64 km SW of epicenter) : Small quick rumble. (reported through EMSC)  
Lake Arrowhead (United States, 54 km NW of epicenter) : Some vibrate here in the Mohave dessert CA. (reported through EMSC)  
Indio (United States, 53 km SE of epicenter) : Nothing felt in Indio, Ca. (reported through EMSC)  
Menifee (United States, 51 km SW of epicenter) : Just a small rumble. (reported through EMSC)  
Nuevo (United States, 47 km SW of epicenter) : I didn't feel anything (reported through EMSC)  
Cathedral City (United States, 31 km SE of epicenter) : Slight jolt of table for a second. Like washer out of balance. (But not)Cathedral City (reported through EMSC)  
Palm Springs (United States, 22 km SE of epicenter) : Mild shaking of house., about two seconds (reported through EMSC)  
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