Earthquakes in California, One Close to Home

A magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook a remote area south of Maricopa on Saturday.  The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck just before 2:30 p.m. about 10 miles south southeast of town.

On Sunday, A 3.8-magnitude quake struck just before midnight in the Coachella Valley, followed minutes later by a 2.9-magnitude quake.

The first quake hit 4 miles northeast of Desert Hot Springs at 11:16 p.m. People from as far away as Los Angeles reported feeling the quake.

The second earthquake struck at 11:36 p.m. slightly farther northeast of Desert Hot Springs.

There are no reports of damage or injuries.

-Jeff Lemucchi