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Ridgecrest, CA - Magnitude 4.9 Aftershock Of California Quakes Felt Widely

Published on: July 12, 2019 10:01 AM
By: AP
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FILE - This July 6, 2019 photo shows  crack in a gas station's driveway in the aftermath of an earthquake in Trona, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)FILE - This July 6, 2019 photo shows crack in a gas station's driveway in the aftermath of an earthquake in Trona, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Ridgecrest, CA - A magnitude 4.9 aftershock of last week’s Southern California earthquakes has been felt widely in the region.

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The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake occurred at 6:11 a.m. Friday and was centered about 5 miles (8 kilometers) northeast of the Mojave Desert city of Ridgecrest.

The quake was felt very lightly in the Los Angeles area.

There have been thousands of aftershocks of the magnitude 6.4 earthquake on July 4 and the 7.1 quake that occurred the next day.

The aftershocks have been dying off but are expected to continue for some time.



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