Earthquake: Magnitude 3.2 quake strikes near El Centro

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Seeley, Calif.

A map showing the location of the epicenter of Saturday morning’s quake near El Centro.

(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Saturday morning along the U.S.-Mexico border near El Centro, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:45 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 miles from El Centro, 13 miles from Calexico, 14 miles from Imperial and 16 miles from Mexicali, Mexico.

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

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.


Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

Get our Essential California newsletter