Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 quake hit Ridgecrest

Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 quake hit the area at around 8:46 p.m. about 10.5 miles east northeast of Ridge crest at a depth of 9.9 kilometres. In the previous ten days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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A magnitude 4.0 earthquake rattled an area Sunday night northeast of Ridge crest, according to data from the U.S. Geological Survey. 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.

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The last quake observed On April 22, 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. The earthquake centered about 1 mile in the View Park-Windsor Hills area struck around midnight local time, Los Angeles of around six miles northeast, the Los Angeles International Airport, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquake cause damages
Earthquake cause damages

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported at Pacific time six miles from Ridgecrest, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake occurred 28 miles from California City, 57 miles from Barstow, 63 miles from Tehachapi, and 63 miles from Rosamond. The USGS website shows people reported feeling the shaking in Inyokern, Ridgecrest, and west in Weldon and Walker Basin Creek and Rancheria Creek.

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