Fontana Earthquake Today 2014 Strikes Southern California
Fontana Earthquake Today 2014 Strikes Southern California

Fontana Earthquake Today 2014 Strikes Southern California (VIDEO)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 struck the Inland Empire early Wednesday, Jan. 15, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake was centered about 3 miles north of Fontana, the USGS website said. It happened about 1:35 a.m.

Southern California residents in San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange and Los Angeles counties said they felt the quake, according to the website.

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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