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Did you sense it? On Thursday night, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 occurred in the San Bernardino County region. The United States Geological Survey claims that the earth tremor was recorded at approximately 11:38 p.m.

About two miles southeast of Ontario, close to the Ontario International Airport, was the epicenter of the tremor. The USGS reported that the temblor was measured at a depth of about 7.4 miles. On February 15, 2024, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 occurred in Ontario, San Bernardino County. (USGS)

In California, there are hundreds of documented earthquakes annually. While many have magnitudes of 3.0 and higher, the bulk are rather tiny. The largest recorded tremorin California occurred on January 9, 1857, and struck Fort Tejon, measuring 7.9 magnitude, according to the California Department of Conservation.

You may use this interactive map from KTLA to stay up to date on the most recent earthquakes in Southern California. Anyone can submit an online USGS Felt Report if they believe they may have felt shaking in their region. Were you able to sense it? At 11:38 p.m. on Thursday, an earthquake of magnitude 3.8 occurred in San Bernardino County, not far from Ontario.

The shaker was felt as far away as Los Angeles, San Clemente, and Escondido, as well as in nearby areas like Riverside and San Bernardino. The USGS estimates that the earthquake began around eight kilometers below the surface.