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4.6 magnitude aftershock reported near Ridgecrest, CA

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Posted at 11:47 PM, Jul 17, 2019

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A magnitude 4.6 aftershock was reported Wednesday night near Ridgecrest, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The USGS reports it happened shortly before 9 p.m. about 5 miles north east of Coso Junction, which is around 40 miles from Ridgecrest.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Ridgecrest was hit by 2 significant earthquakes on July 4 and July 5. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake was recorded on July 4 and a 7.1-magnitude quake was recorded on July 5.

Both earthquakes were felt as far away as Las Vegas, Nevada, and Phoenix, Arizona.