Magnitude 4.2 earthquake rattles Redlands

Epicenter in San Bernardino

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake rattles Redlands
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake was felt in Redlands and across Southern California Wednesday night. (Photo: asbe from Getty Images Signature)

REDLANDS, Calif. – Redlands residents felt a jolt Wednesday evening from a 4.2 earthquake that struck in San Bernardino.

The quake hit just before 7:45 pm less than 2 miles west of downtown San Bernardino, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was originally reported as 4.5 but has since been downgraded.

Shaking was felt across Southern California from Los Angeles to San Diego according to the USGS “Did you feel it” tool.

USGS "Did you feel it? tool shows reports of shaking across southern California.

There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries according to San Bernardino County Fire.

On social media

Social media lit up with commentary and reactions from around Southern California.

This is the second 4.2 magnitude quake to shake San Bernardino County this month. On January 5, a similarly sized earthquake struck the Lytle Creek area and was reportedly felt as far west as Los Angeles County.

Get prepared

The city of Redlands encourages residents to download the MyShake app so the next earthquake does not catch you off guard. Earthquake Warning California is a statewide warning system intended to give residents a few moments notice before shaking occurs. You can download it here.

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