Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Over 500 quakes in Brawley swarm

There have been over 500 earthquakes near Brawley California in the swarm that began Saturday and quakes continue to occur.     Two events of magnitudes 5.3 and 5.5 occurred near the start.  There were additional events in the 3-4 magnitude range in the past day.   The larger events are being felt in the Yuma region and some communities further north in western Arizona.  [Right, epicentral locations of quakes. Credit, USGS]

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