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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Calipatria, Calif.

April 29, 2013|By Ken Schwencke, Los Angeles Times
  • A map shows the location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake near Calipatria, Calif.
A map shows the location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake… (Google Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Monday morning seven miles from Calipatria, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:32 a.m. Pacific time.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 13 miles from Brawley, Calif., 21 miles from Imperial, Calif., 25 miles from El Centro, Calif., and 206 miles from Phoenix, Ariz.

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

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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