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Quakes strike near Big Bear City, Lake Arrowhead

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Several earthquakes rattled the San Bernardino Mountains around Running Springs on Friday afternoon.

The strongest measured magnitude 3.8 and struck about 8 miles from Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear City -- about 70 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. It hit at 4:27 p.m.

Residents in several mountain towns, including Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear City, reported feeling the temblor, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was followed by several aftershocks.


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Red star on the map shows location of several earthquakes that rattled the San Bernardino Mountains around Running Springs on Friday. Credit: USGS

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