LOS ANGELES (CBS SF) – A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit Searles Valley early Friday morning, one of a swarm of hundreds of aftershocks in the wake of Thursday’s massive 6.4 magnitude earthquake in the same area.
The 5.4 magnitude quake struck at 4:07 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey website. It was felt across the Southland, but there were no reports of damage, according to the L.A. Fire Department.
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It struck 9.9 miles west of Searles Valley at a depth of 4.4 miles.
Searles Valley is located in Kern County near the Mojave Desert, about 160 miles northeast of L.A.
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