Moderate Earthquake Strikes Southern California

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit near Searles Valley Friday morning, one day after a powerful 6.4 quake hit the area.

The quake is one in a series of aftershocks to hit the area since Thursday’s earthquake. It struck at approximately 4:07 a.m. local time and was about 9.7 miles from west of Searles Valley and 10.8 miles north-northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

There were no immediate reports of damage. People felt the quake in various parts of Los Angeles and Orange counties.

Source: 5.4M Quake Strikes Searles Valley Friday As Swarm Of Aftershocks Continue – CBS Los Angeles

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