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4.1 earthquake rattles California’s Mojave Desert

Updated December 5, 2018 - 2:39 pm

RIDGECREST, Calif. — A magnitude-4.1 earthquake has rattled communities in the Mojave Desert in Southern California.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake occurred at 1:40 p.m. and was centered 55 miles (9.7 kilometers) northwest of Ridgecrest in Kern County.

The quake occurred at a depth of 2.5 miles (4 kilometers).

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