UPDATED: For the second straight day, earthquake activity was reported in Riverside County today.
A temblor with a magnitude of 3.1 hit the region at 1:21 a.m. Tuesday at a depth of 5 miles, its epicenter 14 miles southwest of La Quinta and 16 miles south-southwest of Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage.
Today's quake in the desert was not the only one to strike the region on New Year's Eve. A magnitude 3.0 hit Alberto Oviedo Mota, Mexico shortly after midnight. The area is located about 35 miles southeast of Mexicali, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A second magnitude 3.1 quake struck the region again shortly after 4:30 a.m.
There are no reports of damage or injuries due to the recent temblors. --City News Service and Toni McAllister contributed to this report.