RIDGECREST (CBSLA) – A magnitude 3.6 earthquake struck near Ridgecrest Tuesday morning.
The earthquake occurred at 6:11 a.m. about 9.9 miles northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Ridgecrest is located about 160 miles northeast of L.A.READ MORE: Taco Truck Customer Shot, Killed In Downtown LA
It hit at a depth of 5.6 miles.READ MORE: Youth Athletes Getting Ready For Outdoor Competition To Resume
As of 7 a.m., 49 people in Ridgecrest had reported feeling light shaking, the USGS reports.
Back in July, the region of Ridgecrest and Searles Valley was struck by two large earthquakes in consecutive days. On the morning of July 4, the region was hit by a magnitude 6.4 quake, the largest to hit Southern California in 20 years.MORE NEWS: OC Receives More Than 83K COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
However, that turned out to only be a foreshock to the main shock, the magnitude 7.1 earthquake which struck on the night of July 5, ten times larger than the 6.4 quake.