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A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hits near Lamont

Lamont Earthquake, June 16, 2022
Posted at 12:19 PM, Jun 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-16 15:20:33-04

LAMONT, Calif — According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California just before 11:00 a.m. Thursday morning.

The earthquake hit about 7 miles from Lamont and about 12 miles from Bakersfield.

It registered at a depth of about 7.7 miles.

There are no reports of any injuries or damage caused by the quake.