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Earthquake: 3.6 temblor strikes near Ontario

December 20, 2011 |  4:48 am

A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning four miles from Ontario, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:32 a.m. PST at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Mira Loma, five miles from Glen Avon and 38 miles from Los Angeles Civic Center.

In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about California earthquakes on L.A. Now.

-- Ken Schwencke

Image: A maps show the location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning's quake near Ontario. Credit: Google Maps