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Earthquake: 3.9 temblor strikes near Big Bear City

Earthquake: 3.9 temblor strikes near Big Bear City
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Monday afternoon's quake near Big Bear City. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon one mile from Big Bear City, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:08 p.m. PDT at a depth of 3.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 19 miles from Yucaipa, 20 miles from Lake Arrowhead.

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In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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