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Ridgecrest hit by 3.5-magnitude earthquake Monday

Posted at 5:05 PM, Dec 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-16 20:06:08-05

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, Ridgecrest experienced yet another earthquake. This time it was a 3.5-magnitude quake.

The quake was registered by the USGS at 2:15 p.m. east-northeast of Ridgecrest at a depth of about 5.34 miles (8.6 km).

Ridgecrest has experienced thousands of earthquakes since the 6.4 and 7.1-magnitude earthquakes that hit the area in July.