Salton Sea, CA
On Friday, March 17, a cluster of five small earthquakes hit near the Salton Sea. All five earthquakes shock within a 10 minute span with the largest magnitude being a 3.2. No reports of damage or injury were indicated.
Four of the shakers hit about 57-60 miles east of Calipatria registering at 2.0, 2.3, 2.1, and 3.2. The other earthquake happened about 57 miles east of Niland registering right at 2.5.
This is the second time this week that the Salton Sea fault zone has made news. On March 14, a 3.6 magnitude earthquake rattled the town of Salton City where a number of schools were forced to evacuate students in the wake of the tremor.
Earthquakes have been shaking around the Salton Sea area for about a month now all registering from around a 2.5-3.5. Over the past year the fault area surrounding the Salton Sea has been particularly active registering hundreds of small quakes.