Quake Strikes Near Ocotillo

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    This USGS map shows dozens of earthquakes including the one in red recorded near Ocotillo.

    The U.S. Geological Survey reports a small quake occurred seven miles outside Ocotillo, Calif. early Tuesday.

    The earthquake was originally recorded as a 3.1 magnitude when it struck at 6:25 a.m. local time.

    The epicenter was about 25 miles west-southwest of El Centro

    Earlier Tuesday, a smaller quake measuring 1.5 was recorded in the same area at 3:57 a.m.

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