A magnitude 5.3 earthquake was felt throughout components of Southern California on Saturday morning.
The temblor was part of a cluster of earthquakes which have been reported in Southern California, in line with United States Geological Survey.
Folks in Chula Vista, San Diego, El Centro and Indio felt the 5.3 quake, in line with the USGS, Did You Really feel It stories. The device collects info 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 condo constructing close to Del Mar, California, roughly 95 miles away from the situation of the earthquake.
“A number of earthquakes at the moment,” USGS ShakeAlert tweeted.
USGS says the earthquake occurred about 7 mi west of Calipatria, California, which is situated in Imperial County. Seismologist, Lucy Jones stated on Twitter earthquakes on this area often are available in swarms. Jones stated the Westmoreland fault possible will not set off something above a 5.8 quake. She warned so long as the fault stays lively, swarms are sure to proceed.
The Imperial County Fireplace Division and Workplace of Emergency Providers tweeted they’re monitoring the earthquake exercise however there are not any stories of damages or accidents.
Contributing: Christopher Damien, Palm Springs Desert Solar; Joel Shannon, USA TODAY. Comply with Gabriela Miranda on Twitter: @itsgabbymiranda