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Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near Brawley, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near Brawley, Calif.

A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday afternoon’s quake near Brawley, Calif..

(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon two miles from Brawley, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:55 p.m. at a depth of 8.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Imperial, Calif., 11 miles from El Centro, Calif. and 20 miles from Calexico, Calif.

In the last 10 days, there have been three 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.

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