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3.5 quake strikes eastern San Diego County

SAN DIEGO - A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck in eastern San Diego County this morning, but it was too small to cause any damage.

The 9:41 a.m. shaker was centered 2 miles south-southeast of Ocotillo, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earth has shaken frequently in the Imperial Valley since the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck in south of Mexicali on Easter Sunday, with aftershocks sometimes measuring magnitude-3.0 four or five times a day.

Today's temblor was the first in the area since Tuesday, according to the USGS.

For more information on local earthquakes, see our earthquake page here.


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