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4.6 magnitude aftershock reported near Ridgecrest, California

Posted at 7:41 AM, Jul 18, 2019

LAS VEGAS — A magnitude 4.6 aftershock was reported Wednesday night near Ridgecrest, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The USGS reports the earthquake happened shortly before 9 p.m. local time about 40 miles from Ridgecrest.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Two significant earthquakes have struck near Ridgecrest this month. On July 4, the USGS recorded a 6.4-magnitude quake. A day later, the agency recorded a 7.1-magnitude earthquake.

Cities as far away as Las Vegas and Phoenix felt the quakes.


This story was originally published by Amy Abdelsayed on KTNV in Las Vegas.