4.1-magnitude earthquake hits near Calipatria

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck seven miles west northwest of Calipatria Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 hit seven miles west northwest of Calipatria in Imperial County Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck at about 8:15 p.m. and had a depth of 3.5 miles. The epicenter was 69 miles southeast of Palm Springs.

There were no initial reports of injuries or damage.

A series of smaller aftershocks, ranging from 2.6-magnitude to 3.3-magnitude, hit the area minutes later, according to the USGS.

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