Small earthquake shakes S.California desert near site of Coachella music fest

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RIVERSIDE, Calif, April 14, (AP): A small earthquake shook the Southern California desert Saturday near Coachella, where the famous music festival is being held this weekend. No damage or injuries were reported.
The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8, hit at 9:08 am about 8 miles (13 kilometers) northeast of Borrego Springs in Riverside County, according to the US Geological Survey.
The epicenter was about 20 miles (32 kilometers) southeast of Coachella. It struck at a depth of about 7 miles (11 kilometers), the USGS said.
A dispatcher with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said there were no calls reporting any problems from the quake.

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