Magnitude 3.9 earthquake strikes near Barstow
A magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported at 11:34 a.m. Saturday 12 miles from Barstow, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake occurred 33 miles from Apple Valley, 37 miles from Adelanto, 37 miles from Victorville, and 37 miles from California City.
In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes 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 1.3 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.
Find out what to do before, and during, an earthquake near you by reading our five-step earthquake preparedness guide.
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.
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