The mild earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 moved the earth at 6:10 p.m. PT.
Epicenter was believed to be six miles below the surface at 34.008N 117.132W; or four miles south of Mentone, four miles southeast of Redlands, five miles west-southwest of Yucaipa, eight miles northeast of Moreno Valley and 64 miles east of the Los Angeles Civic Center.
No damage was reported or expected.
Earthquakes at the 3.0 magnitude are not dangerous, and primarily serve as eerie reminders of past earthquakes, including the 1994 Northridge earthquake.
"Sixty people were killed, more than 7,000 injured, 20,000 homeless and more than 40,000 buildings damaged in Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange and San Bernardino Counties," according to the USGS. "Severe damage occurred in the San Fernando Valley: maximum intensities of (IX) were observed in and near Northridge and in Sherman Oaks. Lesser, but still significant damage occurred at Fillmore, Glendale, Santa Clarita, Santa Monica, Simi Valley and in western and central Los Angeles."