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4.9 aftershock reported in Ridgecrest area a week after 7.1

Posted at 6:26 AM, Jul 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 09:26:35-04

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a magnitude 4.9 earthquake in Ridgecrest on Friday morning.

According to the USGS, the aftershock hit at 6:11 a.m.

This quake comes a week after a 7.1 hit the area. A magnitude 6.4 struck the area on July 4.