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2017 kicks off with a swarm of earthquakes




No injuries or damages were reported Sunday following what seismologists call a
No injuries or damages were reported Sunday following what seismologists call a "swarm" of quakes that began Saturday afternoon near Brawley — most were around magnitude 3.0.
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2017 started not with a bang but with a quake — a whole lot of quakes to be exact — near the California-Mexico border. 

More than 250 small earthquakes have rumbled through the area since New Year's Eve. What, if anything, does this portend for the year to come? 

For answers, Alex Cohen spoke with seismologist Lucy Jones, formerly with the U.S. Geological Survey. 

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