A magnitude 3 earthquake struck Riverside County's Coachella Valley this morning, less than six hours after another small temblor rattled the region, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
The newest quake hit a 6:30 a.m. at a depth of around 5 miles, its epicenter 12 miles east-northeast of Thousand Palms and 14 miles north-northeast of Indian Wells, according to a computer-generated report from the USGS.
Earlier, at around 12:15 a.m., a magnitude 3.5 quake struck the region at a depth of about 10 miles, its epicenter three miles southwest of Cabazon and 16 miles west-northwest of Palm Springs, according to a computer-generated report from the USGS.
No damage was reported.
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