Earthquake: 4.0 quake strikes near Brawley, Calif.
A magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Monday at 7:57 a.m. Pacific time 10 miles from Brawley, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake occurred 18 miles from Imperial, Calif., 22 miles from El Centro, Calif., 30 miles from Calexico, Calif., and 44 miles from Coachella, Calif.
In the last 10 days, there have been three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.
An average of 25 earthquakes with magnitudes between 4.0 and 5.0 occur every year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.
The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.1 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.
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