Did You Feel it? 4.4 Earthquake, Strikes W of Fontana - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Did You Feel it? 4.4 Earthquake, Strikes W of Fontana

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A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck near Fontana around 1:35 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. No reports of damage or injuries.

Multiple aftershocks were reported in the minutes that followed the initial earthquake, according to USGS. The largest aftershock occurred at 2:07 a.m. It was a 2.3-magnitude.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 3 miles north of Fontana in San Bernardino County and 46 miles east of Los Angeles, according to the USGS.

The Fontana Police Department and San Bernardino Sheriff's Department both say there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Most residents posting to the USGS community Internet intensity map reported the quake felt light to weak. Some residents of Fontana and San Bernardino reported the shaking as moderate.

We have NO related calls for emergency aid, and NO report of damage in LAFD jurisdiction according to Brian Humphrey with the LAFD

Event Time

2014-01-15 09:35:19 UTC
2014-01-15 01:35:19 UTC-08:00 at epicenter
2014-01-15 01:35:19 UTC-08:00 system time

34.144°N 117.446°W depth=5.2km (3.2mi)

Nearby Cities

5km (3mi) N of Fontana, California
8km (5mi) WNW of Rialto, California
9km (6mi) NNW of Bloomington, California
9km (6mi) W of Muscoy, California
503km (313mi) W of Phoenix, Arizona

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