8/26/2012 03:30 PM PDT

Imperial County Earthquakes

Imperial County Earthquakes

3:30pm, August 26, 2012

Several earthquakes have occurred this afternoon in Imperial County with a 5.5 magnitude near Brawley, CA. (http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/ci15200401#executive)

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) issued another "Unusual Event" at 2:03 PM for Event Code HU 1.1 (Seismic Event). USGS is reporting Intensity of II-III (Weak Shaking and No Damage) for San Diego County. USGS is also reporting that the area of Brawley had an Intensity of VI (Strong Shaking and Light Damage).

No protective action is recommended and there was no radioactive release associated with this event.