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Magnitude 3.5 earthquake shakes Ridgecrest area

Posted at 5:42 AM, Nov 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-07 08:42:52-05

The city of Ridgecrest was hit with another earthquake Thursday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey reporting the area was hit with a magnitude 3.5 earthquake just after 4:30 a.m.

Nearly two hours early, in neighboring Searles Valley, a 2.9 quake hit the area.

The Ridgecrest area was hit with 6.4 and 7.1 earthquakes in July.