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Magnitude 4.3 quakes shakes near Ridgecrest

Posted at 8:20 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 11:22:09-04

RIDGECREST, Calif. — A 4.3 magnitude earthquake shook the ground Sunday night, just 23 miles outside of Ridgecrest.

According to the U.S. geological survey, the earthquake occurred Sunday at 10:53 p.m.

The quake occurred at a depth of 1.2 miles below the earth's surface.

The USGS said in the last 10 days there have been two earthquakes with a magnitude of 3.0 or greater centered nearby.