earthquake-thumb1We had an earthquake in our area this morning, the third centered near Big Bear City since yesterday. Today’s quake at 10:25am registered a magnitude of 1.7 and was centered four miles south of Big Bear City and, per the U.S. Geological Survey, was at a depth of nearly three miles. Prior to today’s 1.7 magnitude quake, we had two little ones yesterday: a 1.0 magnitude tremor centered five miles north northwest of Bear City at 2:09pm on June 22nd, and a 1.1 magnitude quake at 9:53am centered five miles north of Big Bear City. (We will generally report on quakes in our area of a 1.6 magnitude or greater.)