California earthquake: 4.2 quake hits near San Bernardino


A magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported Friday at 10:55 a.m. three miles from San Bernardino, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred five miles from Fontana, six miles from Rancho Cucamonga, six miles from Rialto and seven miles from Oak Hills, Calif.

In the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

An average of 25 earthquakes with magnitudes between 4.0 and 5.0 occur per year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.6 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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This story was automatically generated by Quakebot, a computer application that monitors the latest earthquakes detected by the USGS. A Times editor reviewed the post before it was published. If you’re interested in learning more about the system, visit our list of frequently asked questions.


2024-01-05 19:08:46 , Orange County

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