Earthquake: Magnitude 3.1 quake strikes near Fontana, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Glen Avon, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Wednesday afternoon’s quake near Glen Avon, Calif..
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A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon two miles from Glen Avon, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:20 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 2.5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Jurupa Valley, four miles from Fontana and five miles from Pedley.

In the last 10 days, there have been three earthquakes 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 written by the author.


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