San Bernardino County, CA: A magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits just days before the 20th Anniversary of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake.
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake shook people awake people in parts of the San Bernardino County, California at around 1:35am PT Wednesday morning.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the epicenter was 3 miles north northwest of Fontana, California and 4 miles west northwest of Rialto, California at a depth of just over 3 miles.
No immediate reports of injuries and the only damage report came in from Rialto, California were some broken glass at a school.
This latest earthquake comes just a few days before the 20th Anniversary of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake that shook people out of their beds across San Bernardino County, California and as far away as Las Vegas, Nevada; Richfield, Utah; and Ensenada, Mexico from the epicenter that was located 20 miles west northwest of Los Angeles, California and just a mile south southwest of Northridge, California at around 4:31am PT on Monday, January 17th, 1994.
The 1994 Northridge Earthquake was earlier reported to be a magnitude 6.6 earthquake, but that magnitude was later upgraded to a magnitude 6.7 earthquake.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the 1994 Northridge Earthquake killed 60 people, injured 7,000 people, over 20,000 people were homeless, and caused an estimates cost of damage between $13 billion to $20 billion United States Dollars.
Everybody should take the time to prepare yourself, your family, and your friends for any disaster like an earthquake.
Make sure to have an Disaster Survival Kit and First Aid Kit ready and prepare a plan for what to do before, during, and after any disaster such as an earthquake.
ZachNews will have more information coming up as the 20th Anniversary of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake arrives this Friday, January 17th, 2014.
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