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Earthquake swarm 26-27 Aug 2012 at Brawley (Southern California / Mexican border)

An unusually strong earthquake swarm started yesterday (26 Aug) at Brawley town in southern California just north of the Mexican border. So far, there have been hundreds of quakes, including dozens of quakes between M4-5 and 3 quakes great than M5, 2 of which occurred within a minute.
The following is a list of recent earthquakes in this particular area.


Update Tue 28 Aug 07:15
Aftershocks continue. There have been 28 so far today, the largest a mag 4.2 event at 02:01 (UTC) (19:01 local time).
Earthquakes at Brawley 26-28 Aug
Earthquakes at Brawley 26-28 Aug

Earthquake list: past 7 days (12 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plot
Updated: Fri, 23 Feb 02:51 UTC (GMT)
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Thu, 22 Feb
Thu, 22 Feb 22:01 UTCM 1.9 / 5.1 km - [info] (33 km)- 5km NNE of Imperial, CA
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USGS
Thu, 22 Feb 14:47 UTCM 1.8 / 10.5 km - [info]Cerro Prieto (27 km) - Northwestern México- 10km S of Progreso, B.C., MX
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USGS
Wed, 21 Feb
Wed, 21 Feb 20:59 UTCM 1.5 / 6.5 km - [info] (36 km)- 6km S of Brawley, CA
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USGS
Wed, 21 Feb 17:37 UTCM 2.0 / 7.8 km - [info] (45 km)- 12km NW of Progreso, B.C., MX
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USGS
Wed, 21 Feb 07:27 UTCM 1.5 / 10.7 km - [info] (38 km)- 8km W of Progreso, B.C., MX
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USGS
Tue, 20 Feb
Tue, 20 Feb 07:30 UTCM 1.5 / 3.4 km - [info]Salton Buttes (6 km)- 16km WSW of Niland, CA
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USGS
Sun, 18 Feb
Sun, 18 Feb 22:17 UTCM 1.2 / 4.6 km - [info] (33 km)- 4km SSW of Salton City, CA
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USGS
Sun, 18 Feb 14:51 UTCM 1.5 / 1.1 km - [info]Salton Buttes (11 km)- 10km S of Bombay Beach, CA
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USGS
Sun, 18 Feb 05:49 UTCM 2.8 / 21 km - [info]Cerro Prieto (13 km) - Northwestern MéxicoBAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO
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EMSC
Imperial beach / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was a light tremble that went on for 30-45 seconds. Clearly an earthquake but nothing that got me out of bed.
Sat, 17 Feb
Sat, 17 Feb 05:24 UTCM 1.3 / 1.1 km - [info]Salton Buttes (7 km)- 16km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA
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USGS
Fri, 16 Feb
Fri, 16 Feb 22:25 UTCM 1.3 / 7.7 km - [info] (158 km)- 15km WSW of Niland, CA
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USGS
Fri, 16 Feb 21:18 UTCM 2.1 / 9 km - [info] (31 km)SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
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EMSC
 

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