Minor Quake Shakes Remote California Farm Country

A minor earthquake has shaken farmland in California’s Imperial County south of the Salton Sea.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 5:55 a.m. Thursday quake had a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 and was centered four miles south of the city of Brawley.

The temblor occurred at a depth of 6.5 miles.

earthquakeBrawley is 130 miles east of San Diego.