Preliminary magnitude 3.0 earthquake rattles Inland Empire

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 shook the Inland Empire Thursday morning.

The temblor struck at 10:18 a.m. 4.5 miles northwest of Muscoy and a little more than 8 miles northeast of Fontana at a depth of just over 6 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

An earthquake shook the Inland Empire on June 20, 2024. (USGS)

Shaking was felt as far south as Riverside, according to the USGS. Residents in Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga and Lytle Creek also received a light jolt.

There was no immediate word on any injuries or damage caused by the quake.

The quake struck along the San Andreas Fault which forms the main strand of the plate boundary, running from the Gulf of California (Baja California, Mexico) north to the region of Cape Mendocino, according to the USGS.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.