Mojave Desert: 4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northeast of Los Angeles

Mojave Desert: 4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northeast of Los Angeles

A preliminary magnitude-4.2 earthquake that struck 26 miles north-northwest of Barstow, in the Mojave Desert area, was reportedly felt by some in Los Angeles Sunday morning.


The quake hit around 10:31 a.m. with a depth of .4 miles, the U.S. Geological Service reported.

It was located 23 miles east-southeast of Johannesburg, 36 miles southeast of Ridgecrest and 62 miles northeast of Lancaster.

Multiple people and several tweets indicated they felt it in the Hollywood, Northridge and Pasadena areas.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

About Alexis Sostre

Entrepreneur, contributor, writer, and editor of Sostre News. With a powerful new bi-lingual speaking generation by his side, Sostre News is becoming the preferred site for the latest in Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Culture, Tech, Breaking and World News.

Check Also

'Cash me ousside' Teen Danielle Bregoli Sentenced to Probation

‘Cash me ousside’ Teen Danielle Bregoli Sentenced to Probation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The teen who gained notoriety for the phrase "cash me ousside," appeared at a sentencing hearing Tuesday. 14-year-old Danielle Bregoli appeared before a judge to face a handful of charges, including grand theft which is a felony, possession of marijuana and filing a false police report...