Friday, July 26, 2019

4.7 Quake Hits Near Ridgecrest

4.7-magnitude quake strikes near Ridgecrest

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Ridgecrest Thursday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck 16 miles from the Coso Junction in Inyo County at approximately 5:42 p.m.

According to the USGS, the quake struck at a depth of just over one mile.

It was the strongest in a swarm of aftershocks to strike the area, all within about 15 minutes. The other quakes registered at magnitudes of 3.4 and 3.1.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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