4.0 Magnitude Strikes Ridgecrest, California

The location of a magnitude 4.0 earthquake Sunday evening near Ridgecrest, Calif.

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Sunday evening at 8:46 p.m. Pacific time six miles from Ridgecrest, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred 28 miles from California City, 57 miles from Barstow, 63 miles from Tehachapi and 63 miles from Rosamond.

In the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

An average of 25 earthquakes with magnitudes between 4.0 and 5.0 occur per year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.

 

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.4 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

Even if you didn’t feel this small earthquake, you never know when the Big One is going to strike. Ready yourself by following our five-step earthquake preparedness guide and building your own emergency kit.

Original Article:https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-04-26/earthquake-magnitude-4-near-ridgecrest-california

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