Swarm of Earthquakes, Including 4.3-Temblor, Hit Salton Sea Area

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A magnitude-4.3 earthquake was among a swarm that hit in the Salton Sea area on Sept. 26, 2016. (Credit: U.S. Geological Survey)

A series of earthquakes, the biggest 4.3, struck the Salton Sea area Monday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, more than 30 small quakes had have been recorded in the area.

The 4.3 magnitude temblor hit near Bombay Bay at 7:31 a.m. It was felt in a relatively small area around the Salton Sea, according to the USGS.

Swarms of small to moderate earthquakes are fairly common in the area.

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