Magnitude 3.6 earthquake strikes near Ridgecrest

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RIDGECREST, Calif. (KGET) — A magnitude 3.6 earthquake struck near Ridgecrest Monday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake hit at 7:38 p.m. around nine miles east northeast of Ridgecrest. The quake had a depth of 5.9 kilometers, according to USGS.

The earthquake comes exactly two years after two powerful earthquakes and aftershocks struck the Ridgecrest and Trona region in 2019.

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