Bit of a shake

That gentle but noticeable 8:41 a.m. earthquake was actually decent sized, a 5.6 (preliminary (downgraded to 5.2) magnitude ground shudder centered below the desert six miles east-southeast of Anza, Calif. — or about twenty miles south of Palm Springs. Map.


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