BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck Friday afternoon in an area south of Lamont and Arvin, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The 3.1-magnitude quake struck at about 4:47 p.m. about 3.7 miles NNW of Mettler and southwest of Lamont and Arvin at a depth of 7.6 miles, according to USGS data

The epicenter was recorded in an area between the I-5 and Highway 99 split, north of Copus Road.

A 3.0 earthquake was recorded in the Lamont area on Thursday.