Earthquake of 1.8 Magnitude Centered Near Big Bear City This Morning

We had six small earthquakes in our area over the weekend and, as of this morning [November 17], we had yet another. This morning’s quake, at 9:39am, registered a magnitude 1.8 and, per the U.S. Geological Survey, was centered five miles north northwest of Big Bear City. … [Read more...]

Several Small Earthquakes Recorded in Our Area Over the Weekend

We had six small earthquakes centered in our area over the weekend, the first of which was centered four miles south southeast of Big Bear City at 3:22am on Saturday morning, November 14. Per the U.S. Geological Survey, the early morning tremor registered a magnitude of 1.3 and, eight minutes later, was followed by a 1.7 magnitude quake, also … [Read more...]

Feel That? Earthquake of 3.2 Magnitude Near Mt. San Gorgonio at 6:17am This Morning

We’ve had a few earthquakes in our area in the last 24 hours, the most notable of which is a 3.2 magnitude tremor, which was centered fives miles west of Mt. San Gorgonio, nine miles south of Big Bear Lake at 6:17am this morning (October 21). This 3.2 magnitude tremor, per the U.S. Geological Survey, registered a depth of over six miles. Just … [Read more...]

Two Earthquakes on Tuesday; Second Tremor Registers as 1.8 Magnitude

We had an earthquake centered seven miles northeast of Big Bear City last night (August 18) at 10:28pm, which the U.S. Geological Survey recorded as a 1.8 magnitude and to a depth of 2.5 miles. Earlier in the day, Tuesday, we’d had a 1.1 magnitude quake, centered five miles north of Big Bear City, at 10:51am. … [Read more...]

Six Earthquakes in Our Area This Week–So Far

We have had five earthquakes centered in our area this week, the first of which was a 2.2 magnitude tremor on Sunday morning at 10:13am, just four miles northwest of Big Bear Lake and registering a depth of nearly six miles.  The 2.2 magnitude quake was followed at 10:25am on the 9th by a 1.3 magnitude quake centered six miles east southeast of … [Read more...]

Friday Kicks Off With Small Earthquake at 12:37am

Our day started with a small earthquake, at 12:37am, centered seven miles north of Big Bear Lake, seven miles northwest of Big Bear City. The early hours quake (on August 7) was recorded as that of a 1.6 magnitude, per the U.S. Geological Survey (whose Earthquakes Hazard Team will continue to have their global positioning satellite system, to … [Read more...]

County Supervisors Approve Funding for Event Resource Office, and Permit Extension for USGS’s Earthquake Hazards Team

The Event Resource Office of Big Bear Valley, overseen by Rick Bates, will be allocated $20,000 from the County’s Board Elective Projects budget, given a unanimous vote by San Bernardino County Supervisors in their meeting yesterday (August 4). The Event Resource Office, which coordinates logistics for Valley-wide events (including this … [Read more...]

San Bernardino County Supervisors to Consider Funding For Event Resource Office, Permit Extension for USGS

San Bernardino County Supervisors (including Supervisor Neil Derry who was in Big Bear for this weekend’s Old Miners’ Days parade) will consider an allocation to help fund the Event Resource Office of Big Bear Valley when they convene for their 10am meeting today.  Since being established in 2002, the Event Resource Office has been contingent … [Read more...]

Small Earthquake Centered Just North of Big Bear Lake This Morning

We had a small earthquake, centered two miles north of Big Bear Lake, this morning. The 1.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 11:16am and, per the U.S. Geological Survey, registered a depth of over 19 miles. On Tuesday afternoon, just after 1:30pm, we had a 1.2 magnitude quake centered just south of Big Bear City—though, generally, we will … [Read more...]

Two Small Earthquakes Centered Outside Big Bear Lake This Afternoon

We had two small earthquakes in our area this afternoon, per the U.S. Geological Survey. The first, a 1.6 magnitude quake at 12:05pm, was centered four miles northwest of Big Bear Lake, and registered a depth of six miles. A second quake, at 2:12pm, was a 1.7 magnitude tremor centered six miles north northwest of Big Bear Lake and was at a depth of … [Read more...]

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