Ridgecrest earthquake: 3.5-magnitude temblor strikes during early morning hours

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Friday, March 20, 2020

RIDGECREST, Calif. (KABC) -- A small earthquake struck Friday morning near Ridgecrest, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The magnitude-3.5 temblor was recorded at 4:52 a.m. at a depth of 5.5 miles, with its epicenter about 9 miles east-northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the USGS.

Reports on the USGS "Did You Feel It?'' map showed shaking could be felt as far as 6 miles from the epicenter.

No damage or injuries were immediately reported.