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Magnitude 3.5 quake shakes Tehachapi

Posted at 8:39 PM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-04 00:34:20-04

TEHACHAPI, Calif. — A magnitude 3.5 earthquake shook the area of Tehachapi Friday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the USGS, the quake had an epicenter nearly 9 miles south-southwest of Tehachapi at around 8:17 p.m.

The earthquake had a small depth of 0.8 of a kilometer.

According to Tehachapi City spokesperson Key Budge, there are no clear signs of damage detected and no reported problems so far.

As of 8:40 p.m. Friday, 22 people reported feeling the quake. If you felt it, report it here.