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Earthquake: Magnitude 4.1 quake strikes near Morongo Valley

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A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning nine miles from Morongo Valley in San Bernardino County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was felt over a wide area of the Inland Empire, but no damage was reported from the light temblor.

The temblor occurred at 9:57 a.m. PST at a depth of 6.2 miles.

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According to the USGS, the epicenter was 10 miles from Big Bear City, 15 miles from Yucca Valley and 17 miles from Desert Hot Springs.

Earthquakes occur all over the world, mostly around plate edges, on faults. Here are three things to keep in mind to ensure safety in an earthquake.

In the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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UPDATES:

10:50 a.m.: This post was update with more information on who felt the quake.

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