Minor Earthquake Near Big Bear City

Big Bear Valley, CA, April 2, 2011, 10:00am - A minor earthquake shook the Valley at 4:34pm on Thursday, March 31. The magnitude 3.1 event occurred 4 miles NNE of Big Bear City. There was a smaller aftershock, registering a magnitude of 2.2, about one minute later. A few more micro earthquakes have been reported at the same location on April 1 and … [Read more...]

Are You Prepared For A Major Earthquake?

San Bernardino, CA, March 25, 2011, 2:30pm - Would you be able to ride it out if an earthquake hit today? San Bernardino County Fire urges residents to be prepared in the event of a catastrophic earthquake. The old saying it takes something drastic to happen to make us take notice is more prevalent than ever these days. Recent natural disasters … [Read more...]

Time to Check Earthquake Preparedness


Big Bear, Ca March 11, 2011 12:00 pm - Today’s earthquake in Japan reminds us to be ready.  California, like Japan is part of the Pacific Rim of Fire, an area of increased earthquake activity circling the Pacific Ocean.  Residents and business owners in the Big Bear Valley must be prepared for large earthquakes.  Regularly review your … [Read more...]

Minor Earthquake Felt in Big Bear Valley

Big Bear, CA, March 8, 2011, 8:30pm - A minor earthquake occurred at 8:17pm on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. The magnitude 3.0 event occurred 1 mile  NE of Big Bear City, CA. The hypocentral depth is 4 miles. There were no immediate reports of any damage or injuries. … [Read more...]

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Shake Out, Dont Freak Out

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Big Bear, Ca, October 20, 2010, 5:00pm - Join KBHR on Thursday October 21st at 10:00am and 10:21 for the largest earthquake drill in California, the Great California Shakeout.  Millions of people will be participating statewide in the drill, including all of the schools, and fire agencies in the Big Bear Valley.  Fire agencies remind you to duck, … [Read more...]

Big Bear Feels 5.4 Quake in the Desert; 2.1 Magnitude Tremor Near Big Bear City

Big Bear Valley, CA -- Yesterday evening’s big rattler, centered near Borrego Springs at 4:53pm, has (since our 5pm newscast) been downgraded to a magnitude 5.4 earthquake, per the U.S. Geological Survey, and has been followed by countless aftershocks in the area about 25 miles south of Palm Springs. Specific to the Big Bear Valley, we did have … [Read more...]

Spring’s Final Weekend Brings More Earthquakes Centered North of Big Bear City

Big Bear City, CA -- We had a few more earthquakes in our area over the weekend, starting with a 1.4 magnitude quake on Friday night at 11:30pm; this one, like most tremors in our area in recent weeks, was centered a couple miles north of Big Bear City. Just after 3:30pm on Saturday afternoon, we had an earthquake of a 2.1 magnitude, also centered … [Read more...]

Big Bear City Keeps Rockin’; More Earthquakes in Our Area June 9

Big Bear City, CA -- We’ve continued to have earthquakes centered in our area, most of them about four miles north of Big Bear City. Today’s quakes included a 1.9 magnitude tremor in the in the 11am hour and a 2.4 magnitude quake just after 5pm. There have been over 50 quakes centered just north of the Big Bear Valley this week, including those … [Read more...]

Big Bear City Area Home to 50 Earthquakes in Last 24 Hours; 2.6 Magnitude Tremor in 3am Hour

Big Bear City, CA -- Since yesterday morning (June 7), we’ve had about 50 earthquakes centered in our area, most of them about four miles north of Big Bear City. The two largest quakes were yesterday in the 1 o’clock hour and registered magnitudes of 3.2 and 3.3, per the U.S. Geological Survey. Since the midnight hour today, June 8, there have … [Read more...]