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Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Ocotillo

November 18, 2011 |  6:35 am

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Friday morning 10 miles from Ocotillo, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:14 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 miles from Jacumba Hot Springs, 21 miles from Pine Valley, 35 miles from El Centro and 53 miles from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.

In the past 10 days, there have been six earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about California earthquakes on L.A. Now.

-- Ken Schwencke

Image: A map shows the location of the epicenter of the Friday morning earthquake near Ocotillo. Credit: Google Maps

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