Small tremor of magnitude 3.0 just reported 11 miles northwest of Fontana, California, United States
Tue, 14 Sep 2021, 21:46 21:46 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 occurred only 9 minutes ago 11 miles northwest of Fontana, California, United States, the United States Geological Survey reported.
3.0 quake 14 Sep 2:36 pm (GMT -7)
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 5.1 miles beneath the epicenter near Fontana, San Bernardino County, California, USA, early afternoon on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021, at 2:36 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Lytle Creek (pop. 700) located 1 miles from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Fontana (pop. 207,500) located 11 miles from the epicenter, Rancho Cucamonga (pop. 175,200) 11 miles away, Rialto (pop. 103,100) 12 miles away, Upland (pop. 76,400) 14 miles away, San Bernardino (pop. 216,100) 15 miles away, Ontario (pop. 171,200) 16 miles away, and Hesperia (pop. 93,300) 16 miles away. In Los Angeles (pop. 3,971,900, 45 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: Sep 14, 2021 2:36 pm (GMT -7) local time (14 Sep 2021 21:36 GMT)
Depth: 8.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.24°N / 117.49°W (San Bernardino, California, United States)
Primary data source: USGS
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