A mild 4.7 quake shook up the Palm Springs area in Southern California today at the height of the region's tourist season.
The headline in MyDesert.com read, "4.7-magnitude earthquake shakes Palm Springs area."
After initially giving it higher numbers, the U. S. G.S. said the quake was 4.7-magnitude. The earthquake hit at 9:56 a.m. PST and was centered 12 miles east-southeast of the town of Anza and about 14 miles southwest of La Quinta.
What was the earthquake like for folks in the Palm Springs area?
“I could hear the rafters shaking and it sounded with a loud rumbling noise like a plane was about to crash in,” said Jim Nagy of La Quinta.
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The 4.7 earthquake hit on the San Jacinto Fault, the most active in Southern California.
There was some reports of broken windows in the Anza area, but no reports of injury or major structural damage.
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