Pilot Safe After Navy Jet Crashes Near Naval Air Weapons Station In China LakeThe F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore was on a routine training flight when it “experienced a mishap,” the naval base posted on Facebook.
Ridgecrest Struck By Magnitude-4.3 EarthquakeThe earthquake that struck Sunday at 9:15 p.m. had a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 and was centered about 14 miles west of Ridgecrest, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
2 Earthquakes Rattle Ridgecrest Desert AreaThe magnitude-4.3 earthquake hit the community of Searles Valley at 10:53 p.m. Sunday. It was followed up a few hours later by a magnitude-2.2 earthquake at 4:20 a.m. Monday.
Second Magnitude-3.5 Quake Hits Ridgecrest This WeekThe earthquake struck at 4:52 a.m. about 9 miles east-northeast of Ridgecrest, at a depth of about 5 miles, within the borders of the China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station.
Magnitude-3.5 Earthquake Hits Desert Near RidgecrestThe quake struck at 6:57 a.m. about 29 miles southwest of Ridgecrest, at a depth of 1.4 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Magnitude 3.6 Earthquake Strikes Near RidgecrestThe earthquake struck at 6:11 a.m. about 9.9 miles northeast of Ridgecrest.
Ridgecrest Aftershocks Edging Toward Second-Biggest Fault In CaliforniaThe latest relatively moderate shaker was a 4.6 that struck Coso Junction after 9 p.m. Wednesday. It was followed in quick succession by two earthquakes that were both magnitude-3.4.
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.
Tourists Flocking To Take Photos With Cracks Caused By Ridgecrest EarthquakesCracks in the earth left behind by the two big earthquakes that rocked Ridgecrest last week are drawing a steady stream of people eager to take pictures of the sight.
Commissary, Chapel At Naval Base Heavily Damaged After Ridgecrest EarthquakesNaval Air Weapons Station China Lake remained closed Tuesday as base officials continued to clean up and conduct repairs of damage caused by the two big earthquakes that rocked nearby Ridgecrest.
Nearly A Dozen Aftershocks Of Magnitude 3 Or Higher Hit Ridgecrest OvernightAs many as seven small earthquakes, each one more than 3 in magnitude, struck the Ridgecrest area overnight, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Economic Loss From Ridgecrest Earthquakes Estimated At $1 BillionAt least $1 billion in damage was caused by magnitude-7.1 earthquake that jolted Southern California over the Fourth of July weekend, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.