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Earthquakes reported in Fontana and Running Springs

FONTANA, Calif. ( — Two small earthquakes reported early this morning have left many residents feeling on edge.

On July 3, 2021, at 1:22 am, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported in Fontana. The quake was felt strongest by people in neighboring cities like Rialto, Upland, and Rancho Cucamonga.

At 2:47 am, a magnitude 3.0 quake was reported three miles from the mountain community of Running Springs and 5 miles from Lake Arrowhead. According to the USGS, a series of small aftershocks were recorded in Running Springs.

What do you need to prepare for an earthquake?

Six Ways to Plan Ahead

  1. Check for Hazards in the Home. Fasten shelves securely to walls. …
  2. Identify Safe Places Indoors and Outdoors. Under sturdy furniture such as a heavy desk or table. …
  3. Educate Yourself and Family Members. …
  4. Have Disaster Supplies on Hand. …
  5. Develop an Emergency Communication Plan. …
  6. Help Your Community Get Ready.

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