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BREAKING NEWS: Another 4.9 Magnitude earthquake reported near Westmorland


String of quakes continues to rattle Imperial County

WESTMORLAND, Cali. (KYMA, KECY) - A 4.9 magnitude quake is the latest and strongest earthquake to strike near Westmorland. It's the latest in a string of more than 40 earthquakes to shake the Valley over the past 24 hours.

Minutes after a preliminary 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Westmorland, another 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck in the same area.

The United States Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) is reporting a preliminary 3.52-Magnitude earthquake 2-miles South of Westmorland.

New 11's Gianella Ghiglino has the latest from El Centro:

The earthquake struck just after 4 Wednesday afternoon. It's the strongest of ten minor earthquakes in the past 24 hours ranging in magnitude from 1.6 to 2.7.

The epicenter is located just south of the Salton Sea and north of Brawley.

Residents in those areas reported feeling shaking and light damage.

Stay with for the latest updates.

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