3.8 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Kern County

At 8:17 a.m. on June 17th, a shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit just south of the Sequoia National Forest in Kern County. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the epicenter was about 12 miles south of the census-designated place of Bodfish, and about 18 miles north of Tehachapi. 

This tremor is one of several in the past few weeks. In the last 10 days, Kern County has had two earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater. 

Read more about the quake here.


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