A magnitude 5.Three earthquake was felt throughout components of Southern California on Saturday morning.
The temblor was part of a cluster of earthquakes which were reported in Southern California, in line with United States Geological Survey.
People in Chula Vista, San Diego, El Centro and Indio felt the 5.3 quake, in line with the USGS, Did You Feel It reviews. The instrument collects data from individuals who report they’ve felt an earthquake and creates an interactive map.
Saturday morning’s shaking may very well be felt in an house constructing close to Del Mar, California, roughly 95 miles away from the placement of the earthquake.
“Lots of earthquakes today,” USGS ShakeAlert tweeted.
USGS says the earthquake occurred about 7 mi west of Calipatria, California, which is situated in Imperial County. Seismologist, Lucy Jones mentioned on Twitter earthquakes on this area often are available in swarms. Jones said the Westmoreland fault is not massive sufficient to set off something above a 5.8 quake. She warned so long as the fault stays energetic, warms are certain to proceed.
The Imperial County Fire Department and Office of Emergency Services tweeted they’re monitoring the earthquake exercise however there are not any reviews of damages or accidents.
Contributing: Christopher Damien, Palm Springs Desert Sun; Joel Shannon, USA TODAY. Follow Gabriela Miranda on Twitter: @itsgabbymiranda