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Earthquake swarm hits California-Mexico border region

November 25, 2009 |  7:28 am

The California-Mexico border area was struck by a swarm of small earthquakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

A 3.8 temblor hit south of Calexico about 12:54 a.m., followed by two 3.2 quakes over the next several hours. The last for those quakes hit in Mexico, about 11 miles from Mexicali and 17 miles from Tijuana.

There were also numerous smaller quakes. This same area was hit by a 4.0 quake this month.

No injuries and damage were reported.

According to the USGS, the quake swarm was felt in parts of San Diego and Imperial counties.

-- Shelby Grad

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