IMPERIAL COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Dozens of earthquakes are currently striking in Imperial County, California, about 70 miles east of Palm Springs.

The swarming quakes, centered in the farming town of Calipatria, near the Mexican border, have been hitting since Saturday morning, the largest, so far, a magnitude 5.6, according to USGS.


Nearby Places:

Calipatria, CA
11.4 km (7.1 mi)
Westmorland, CA
11.8 km (7.3 mi)
Niland, CA
15.3 km (9.5 mi)
Brawley, CA
20.7 km (12.9 mi)
El Centro, CA


Geo quick facts: Calipatria is a city in Imperial County, California. Calipatria is located 23 miles north of El Centro. It is part of the El Centro Metropolitan Area. The population was 7,710 at the 2010 census, up from 7,289 at the 2000 census, including 4000 inmates at Calipatria State Prison – Wikipedia.