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4.6 magnitude earthquake hits near Ridgecrest

Ridgecrest Earthquake, July 14, 2022
Posted at 6:47 PM, Jul 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-14 21:50:29-04

RIDGECREST, Calif. (KERO) — A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Ridgecrest on Thursday night at around 6:15 p.m.

According to the United States Geological Survey the quake hit about 8 miles southwest of Ridgecrest, and about 10 miles from Searles Valley at a depth of about 4 miles.

People in Tehachapi reported feeling the earthquake.

There are no reports of any damage or injuries.