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Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Niland

October 14, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake near Niland.
A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning's… (Bing Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Monday morning nine miles from Niland, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:39 a.m. PDT at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 16 miles from Brawley, 24 miles from Imperial and 28 miles from El Centro.

In the past 10 days, there have been six earthquakes 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.

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