Magnitude 3.5 earthquake hits near Brawley, California.

An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was reported two miles from Brawley, California, at 10:19 p.m. Tuesday, according to the US Geological Survey.

The earthquake struck six kilometers from Imperial, eleven kilometers from El Centro and 22 kilometers from Calexico.

This marked the fourth earthquake reported near Brawley on Tuesday. There was a 3.6 earthquake at 1:22 PM, a 3.7 earthquake at 1.30 PM and a 3.2 earthquake at 8:56 PM

There have been six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater in the area in the past 10 days.

An average of 234 earthquakes of magnitude between 3.0 and 4.0 occur each year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.2 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Please consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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