Weather & Natural Disasters

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake shakes remote central California

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake shakes remote central California on June 24th, 2020.
Source: USGS

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck Wednesday in a remote area of central California.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 10:40 a.m. and was centered 60 miles northwest of Ridgecrest in the Owens Valley region below the eastern flank of the Sierra Nevada.