Light Quake Strikes Near Weldon In Kern County

WELDON ( — The U.S. Geological Survey says a light quake has struck Kern County.

The USGS says the magnitude-4.2 temblor occurred about 11:50 a.m. Sunday, 12 miles south of Weldon, 25 miles north-northeast of Tehachapi, and 29 miles northwest of California City.

The quake, which occurred at a depth of just under 1 mile, was felt in Ridgecrest, Tehachapi, and Lake Isabella, according to responses posted on the USGS website.

A magnitude-3.6 aftershock followed about nine minutes later.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

No further information was immediately available.


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