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Ridgecrest hit with 3.6 earthquake Tuesday morning

Posted at 7:18 AM, Oct 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-01 10:18:26-04

A small earthquake shook the community of Ridgecrest on Tuesday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 3.6 quake struck the area at 6:11 a.m. Tuesday.

The quake comes nearly three months after magnitude 6.4 and 7.1 quakes struck the area on July 4 and July 5.

It's not known if there was any damage Tuesday.