LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A series of Los Angeles neighboring earthquakes today have struck Southern California. The light earthquakes struck San Bernardino and Big Bear Lake earlier today August 17, 2012. No reports of damage have yet to be indicated by local news.
A series of Southern California earthquakes have been erupting Friday. But one area of concentration has been around Big Bear Lake, USGS reports to news. The strongest was a 2.9 magnitude quake shortly before 9 am local time today.
The quake, however, had a nominal depth. USGS indicates to news the quake struck only five miles below the earth’s surface.
The quake erupted only four miles northwest from the town of Big Bear Lake. The quake was ten miles south of Lucerne Valley and nineteen miles northeast of Yucaipa. USGS also tells news that the quake was twenty-four miles east of San Bernardino and seventy-seven miles east of LA’s downtown. A series of lesser quakes in Big Bear have also been erupting today as well.
But in related news, Calexico and sections of California near El Centro have also been experiencing light quakes. The most recent erupted fifteen minutes ago. It was fourteen miles west of Calexico, fifteen miles south of Heber and seventy-six miles east of Tijuana.