Ridgecrest Hit With a 3.9 Earthquake on November 13

Skyler Voight, Staff Writer

Skylar Voight


A magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported at 11:26 a.m. on Wednesday the 13th, 15 miles west of Ridgecrest CA and 11 miles north of Trona CA. There has been two earthquakes 3.0 or greater centered in the area in the past 10 days. The July quakes that rattled the Ridgecrest and Trona public followed with 100,000 aftershocks. No damage or injuries were reported from the quake that November morning. The two quakes this November were reported to have been in a rolling motion unlike the July quakes that were a shaking tragedy.