Trio of quakes hit Baja


Three small earthquakes rattled Baja California Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The first temblor struck at 12:54 this morning with a magnitude of 3.2, its epicenter 9 miles north of Guadalupe Victoria and 112 miles east of Tijuana, according to a computer-generated USGS report.

The next shaker — magnitude 3.8 — came at 3:18 a.m. and was centered 14 miles south of Calexico, Calif., and 147 miles east of Tijuana, the agency reported. The third quake — its epicenter at around the same place as the one before it — struck at 5:01 a.m. with a magnitude of 3.2.