Great Earthquakes in Diverse Places
Earthquake swarms continue in Southern California
June 8, 2010 | 7:02 am
A swarm of small earthquakes continued to occur overnight in the Big
Bear Lake area.
More than a dozen quakes were recorded in the last 12 hours in the San
Bernardino Mountains region, most of them small. No damage or injuries
Another swarm of small quakes hit the Santa Monica Bay on Monday,
including a 3.6 and 3.7 temblor. Those quakes were felt by thousands of
people, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The Big Bear quake swarm produced smaller quakes. The first quake hit
about 1:30 p.m. Monday a few miles north of Big Bear City. That
registered magnitude 3.2. The second quake hit about 10 minutes later,
and registered 3.1.
Hundreds of people reported feeling those quakes.
The latest recorded quake in in the Santa Monica Bay was Monday night,
registering 1.9. More than 3,500 people told the USGS they felt the
Monday afternoon 3.7 temblor.