Earthquake measuring 3.3 magnitude strikes four miles north of Anza

ANZA – A magnitude 3.3 earthquake rattled the Riverside County mountains and Coachella Valley in the predawn hours today, January 5, USGS seismologists said.

The 1:59 a.m. shaker had an epicenter 10 miles south-southeast of Idyllwild, or 18 miles south-southwest of Palm Springs.

It was also plotted at 4 miles north of Anza, in northeast San Diego County. The epicenter was 64 miles north-northeast of San Diego.

Its center of movement was an estimated 2.4 miles beneath the earth’s surface, according to scientists who reviewed the automated detection data.

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