The U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.7 earthquake shaking the ground near Oildale and Bakersfield Tuesday night.
According to the USGS, the quake hit around 9:52 p.m. about 3 miles Southeast of Oildale.
Reports show the quake had a depth of 16 km.
The quake was originally reported as a 3.6M but was upgraded to a 3.7M minutes later.
In the first 30 minutes after the quake over nearly 1,000 people responded to the USGS website reporting they felt the tremor.
On social media, locals shared their experiences:
Yes in Wofford Heights
— Kelly Lehman (@KellyLehman63) May 27, 2020
that didn’t feel right like it shook the floor like something just exploded under us??? https://t.co/hqfMBwJ8hr
— tyler. (@gotserotonin) May 27, 2020
Yeah! It just passed really quick. I guess it was in 3.6 magnitude quake in oildale. Thank god it was nothing bigger.
— Rebecca Rivera (@rbecca_27) May 27, 2020
For sure in east Bakersfield.
— Christine Bedell (@clbedell) May 27, 2020
Did you feel the earthquake? pic.twitter.com/WuFoZoh2G6
— Kern County Fire (@kerncountyfire) May 27, 2020