Magnitude 3.5 earthquake felt near Calexico

An earthquake was reported 1 mile from Calexico
An earthquake was reported 1 mile from Calexico, Calif., on Saturday morning.

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Saturday morning at 7:16 a.m. Pacific time one mile from Calexico, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred two miles from El Centro, Calif., seven miles from Imperial, Calif., 16 miles from Brawley, Calif. and 44 miles from San Luis, Ariz.

In the past 10 days, there have been 14 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.


An average of 234 earthquakes with magnitudes between 3.0 and 4.0 occur per year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.2 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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