3.9 magnitude quake rattles Coachella Valley

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The ABC7 quakecam measured the seismic shaking when a 3.9 earthquake rattled the Coachella Valley. (KABC)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.9 struck the Coachella Valley-Palm Springs area Sunday afternoon, according to the USGS.

The quake was centered about 8 miles north-northeast of Thousand Palms, with a depth of about 5 miles.

Shaking was felt in parts of Riverside County and south to the Salton Sea area, according to the USGS.

The quake struck at 5:46 p.m. as the Coachella music festival was in its final day and some attendees tweeted that they felt the shaking.

Earlier in the afternoon, a 3.1 quake was measured in the Riverside County community of Aguanga.
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