MAGNITUDE 3.6 EARTHQUAKE SHAKES EAST COUNTY DESERT

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East County News Service

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March 26, 2017 (Ocotillo Wells) - A magnitude 3.6 earthquake shook the East County desert and Imperial County early Sunday morning, with the epicenter 69 miles east-northeast of San Diego, CBS 8 reports.

The quake was reported at 1:25 a.m. near the Imperial-San Diego County line, six miles north-northeast of Ocotillo Wells, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 

The region near the Salton Sea has fallen plague to numerous minor quakes in recent months.