Magnitude 6.4 quake hits mojave desert in Southern California

  05 July 2019    Read: 920
Magnitude 6.4 quake hits mojave desert in Southern California

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake occurred on Thursday morning in the Mojave Desert, California, according to the USGS. The service initially reported the quake's magnitude as 6.6, but later downgraded it, Sputnik reported. 

It is reported that the epicentre of the earthquake was 270 kilometres from Los Angeles, but tremors were felt in the city as well as neighbouring counties.

The first tremors were followed by two aftershocks of 4.7 and 3.0 magnitudes in the course of five minutes.

There are no immediate reports about damages or injuries.


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