Small Earthquake Hits Sunday Morning East of Big Bear City

Big Bear City, CA, July 28, 2013 - A small earthquake hit 6km East of Big Bear City this morning, according to the USGS, the United States Geological Survey team.  The earthquake occurred at 8:57am with a 2.6 magnitude. … [Read more...]

GPS Readings to Determine Earthquake Fault Movement

Big Bear, Ca July 15, 2011 8:00 am - Four research scientists visiting Big Bear this weekend won't be seen in the Village or on the lake.  The two teams of geology students are in the Valley to measure earthquake fault movement.  The project headed by Cal State San Bernardino professor of geological sciences Sally McGill, is surveying benchmarks … [Read more...]

Small Earthquakes Centered in Running Springs

Big Bear, Ca, May 27, 2011, 5:00pm - A string of small earthquakes has occurred today in the 4 o’clock hour.  The largest was a 3.8 and was centered in the Running Springs area.  Zenah Smith, owner of the Enchanted Crystal in Running Springs told KBHR that no damage occurred at her shop, which carries delicate crystal products.  Seven … [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...]