A 5.5-greatness seismic tremor hit close Searles Valley, California, on Wednesday, as indicated by the U.S. Topographical Survey.
No harm because of the tremor was accounted for, ABC 7 revealed.
The earthquake was focused around 10 miles south of Searles Valley around 6:31 p.m. nearby time, as per the outlet.
Seismologist Lucy Jones said it was a “large late aftershock” of the 6.4 size quake that hit Ridgecrest about a year back.
“Yes, an earthquake. A M5.5 at the very southern end of the 2019 Ridgecrest aftershock zone. This is a large late aftershock – do you remember that I said these are common?” Jones tweeted.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D) recognized the seismic tremor that hit as he was tending to the fights during a news gathering Wednesday night.
Inquired as to whether he felt the seismic tremor, Garcetti said he hadn’t however said he was informed by a partner as he was talking.