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Small 3.1-magnitude earthquake hits near Morongo Valley

A USGS map shows the site of a 3.1 earthquake in Morongo Valley on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. (USGS)
August 24, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 shook near Morongo Valley on Saturday.

According to the USGS, the quake hit at 3:25 p.m. about 4 miles southwest of Morongo Valley and had a depth of 5.7 miles.

Some Eyewitness News viewers on Twitter said they felt the temblor. One viewer in Palm Springs described it as "a quick shake." There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.


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