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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes Riverside County

October 16, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Wednesday morning's quake near Idyllwild-Pine Cove.
A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Wednesday morning's… (Bing Maps )

A shallow, magnitude-3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning in Riverside County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:43 a.m. PDT at a depth of 9.9 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Idyllwild-Pine Cove, 11 miles from Valle Vista, 13 miles from East Hemet and 14 miles from Palm Springs.

In the past 10 days, there have been five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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