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3.7-magnitude earthquake strikes near Ridgecrest

Posted at 7:11 PM, Dec 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-26 22:11:59-05

RIDGECREST, Calif. — A 3.7-magnitude earthquake rattled the desert near Ridgecrest Thursday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck about 10 miles west of Searles Valley at 6:21 p.m.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

This quake coming just six months after the devastating magnitudes 6.4 and 7.1 quakes that rocked the community.