Earthquake with magnitude 3.5 hits Big Bear area

Wednesday, August 09, 2017 05:16PM
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 struck the Big Bear area on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.


BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. - An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 struck the Big Bear area on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

USGS initially reported the quake as having a magnitude of 3.7 but later downgraded it.

The temblor struck approximately 1. 2 miles east of Big Bear Lake at around 1:40 p.m.


Eyewitness News viewers from Riverside, Chino and Corona reported feeling the quake.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries or damage.
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