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3.8 magnitude earthquake rattles San Bernardino County

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Did you feel it?

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck the San Bernardino County area on Thursday night. 

The quake was reported at around 11:38 p.m. according to the United States Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the quake was located around 2 miles southeast of Ontario near the Ontario International Airport.

The temblor was measured at a depth of approximately 7.4 miles, according to the USGS.

  • A 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck the city of Ontario in San Bernardino County on Feb. 15, 2024. (KTLA)
  • A 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck the city of Ontario in San Bernardino County on Feb. 15, 2024. (USGS)
  • A 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck the city of Ontario in San Bernardino County on Feb. 15, 2024. (KTLA)
  • A 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck the city of Ontario in San Bernardino County on Feb. 15, 2024. (USGS)

No injuries or structural damage were immediately reported.

Hundreds of earthquakes are recorded in California each year. Most are extremely minor, however, dozens measure over 3.0 magnitude.

According to the California Department of Conservation, the strongest quake ever recorded in the Golden State measured 7.9 magnitude and struck Fort Tejon on Jan. 9, 1857.

KTLA’s interactive map to track the latest earthquakes in Southern California can be found here.

Anyone who may have experienced shaking in their area can fill out the USGS Felt Report online.

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