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Borrego Springs Temblor


Last updated 10/24/2016 at 11:07am

On the evening of Sunday, Oct. 23 at 6:12pm, a 3.4 magnitude earthquake shook things up in Borrego Springs.

Lasting no more than 30 seconds, the temblor caused minimum commotion and no injuries or damages have been reported at this time.

At 11:42pm a second temblor occurred at a magnitude of 2.4 followed by three more mild quakes ranging from 1.7 to 2.4 and one in Salton City registering 1.5.

So far this year there has been 1,045 earthquakes near Borrego Springs.

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