5.4 Aftershock Hits Same Southern California Area
Friday, July 5, 2019
Credit: U.S. Geological Survey
A magnitude 5.4 aftershock to the Ridgecrest Earthquake struck in the same area Friday morning.
It struck at 4.07 a.m. at a depth of around 4.3 miles, its epicenter 9.7 miles west of Searles Valley, according to a computer-generated report from the U.S. Geological Survey.
Several temblors greater than 3.0 magnitude hit the same region earlier Friday morning.
Then, at 5:38 a.m., a 4.1-magnitude aftershock struck, again at a depth of 4.3 miles, 9.4 miles West of Searles Valley, according to a computer-generated USGS report. It was followed 17 minutes later by a 3.7-magnitude temblor that hit at a depth of 3.7 miles.
There were no reports of injuries or damages stemming from the latest aftershocks.
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