Preliminary-magnitude 3.0 earthquake rattles Big Bear, USGS says

This map from the U.S. Geological Survey shows the location of a small earthquake that struck about 1.2 miles south southeast of Big Bear City on Thursday, April 20, 2017. (U.S. Geological Survey)

A preliminary-magnitude 3.0 earthquake shook the Big Bear area on Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The shallow quake, which struck at 7:54 a.m., was centered four miles east of Big Bear Lake and 27 miles east-northeast of San Bernardino, the USGS said.

Its depth was measured at just over half a mile.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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