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The Latest: Series of earthquakes rattle California desert

May 13, 2018

EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a series of earthquakes in the Southern California desert (all times local):

9:30 p.m.

A series of earthquakes with magnitudes above 3.0 rattled the Southern California desert.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the first quake early Saturday evening was magnitude-3.4 and centered about 27 miles (43 kilometers) northwest of El Centro in the desert near the Arizona border.

At least three other quakes struck the area, with the largest being a magnitude-3.5.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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6 p.m.

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake has rattled the Southern California desert.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake on Saturday was centered about 27 miles (43 kilometers) northwest of El Centro in the desert near the Arizona border.

It struck in the early evening. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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