The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) says the quake was reported at 5:53 p.m. Tuesday less than a mile northeast of Cabazon and registered at a magnitude of 3.3.
It was recorded at a depth of just over nine miles.
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There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. While there are many variables involved, geologists say damage does not usually occur until the earthquake magnitude reaches somewhere above 4 or 5. USGS estimates the quake was felt as far east as Indio and as far west as Murrieta.
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