5.0 earthquake felt near Ridgecrest

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit the Ridgecrest area on Thursday, the latest aftershocks from the magnitude 6.4 and 7.1 temblors that hit in July, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Thursday’s earthquake occurred 43 miles from California City, 65 miles from Tehachapi, 68 miles from Bakersfield and 70 miles from Porterville.

In the last 10 days, there have been 17 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

There have been numerous aftershocks from the July 4 and 5 quakes, the largest in Southern California in nearly two decades.

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