4.4 Earthquake Strikes Near La Verne

posted by RJ Johnson @rickerthewriter - 

A preliminary 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck near La Verne Tuesday night at 7:53 p.m. the U.S. Geological Surveey reported.

Reports of shaking came in from all over the Metro area and was felt as far north in Sylmar and as far south as Fallbrook. 

According to the U.S.G.S., the quake struck at a depth of 3.7 miles, followed by several aftershocks. The epicenter was located about three miles from San Dimas, four miles from Claremont, and five miles away from Glendora and shook buildings for several seconds. Three earthquakes struck in north La Verne in a three minute span - the 4.4, then 3.4, then 2.5. 

There were no reports of damage in Los Angeles, police said. 

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to KFIAM 640 for more details as they become available. 

Photo: U.S. Geological Survey

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