The … The earthquake hit early evening on Saturday 16 January 2021 at 7:30 pm local time at a very shallow depth of … A Ridgecrest man assessing the damage after two powerful earthquakes rocked the region used a giant stick to show the depth of a massive fissure. The main quake, compounded with more than 100,000 aftershocks, caused … The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 3.2 quake in the United States near Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, only 9 minutes ago. A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck near Ridgecrest Wednesday evening and was felt across Southern California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Several Earthquakes Shake Ridgecrest, Bay AreaThe Golden State lived up to its “earthquake country” nickname because there were a total of six earthquakes of magnitude-3.5 or greater Tuesday. In Ridgecrest, Calif., it came from a pair of violent earthquakes. The Ridgecrest earthquake in July was the strongest to strike southern California in 20 years. At 1:14 a.m., the U.S. Geological Survey reported a 5.2 earthquake near Ridgecrest, Calif., but it was later retracted. The first struck just after rush hour last Thursday, when a 6.4-magnitude quake shook the … 5.5-Magnitude Earthquake in Ridgecrest Felt All the Way to Hollywood The earthquake was followed by a series of aftershocks, according to the United States Geological Survey Published June 3, … After major temblors on July 4 and 5, structural engineers descended on Ridgecrest expecting to study destruction from the largest earthquake to hit Southern California in nearly 20 years. Over the past 40 years, prior to the July 4th event, 8 other M5+ earthquakes have occurred within 50 km of the July 6th, 2019 earthquake. The largest of these was a M 5.8 event on September 20, 1995, just 3 km to the west of today’s event, which was felt strongly in the China Lake-Ridgecrest area, and more broadly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. A first reading of a municipal code update streamlining the process for "granny flats," or accessory dwelling units (ADUs), was approved at the Ridgecrest City Council meeting last Thursday. The 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck at 4.19am BST (8.20pm local time on Friday) approximately 10.6 miles northeast of Ridgecrest at a depth … On July 4, 2019 at 10:34am local time, more than 47,000 people in southern California and as far away as northern California and Phoenix, Arizona felt shaking from an M6.4 earthquake centered 18.2 km (11.3 mi) WSW of Ridgecrest, California.