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Earthquake: 4.0 quake strikes near Baker

Earthquake: 4.0 quake strikes near Baker
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake near Baker, Calif.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Monday morning 34 miles from Baker, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:21 a.m. PDT at a depth of 1.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 43 miles from Barstow and 47 miles from Twentynine Palms.

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

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

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